Sad News: Rape Victim Denied Morning-After Pill

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Florida's "Conscience Clause" prevents people from being liable for refusing to give out the pill.

A rape victim from Tampa, Fla. who was denied emergency contraception by a jail guard can proceed with a lawsuit against the Hillsborough County Sheriff and a jail guard, a federal judge ruled this week.

Michele Spinelli cited her religious beliefs as the reason for declining to give the victim her pill, according to a complaint obtained by Courthouse News.

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