Sad News: Rape Victim Denied Morning-After Pill

By

plan b
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.

Read the rest on Huffington Post Crime: Rape Victim Denied Morning After Pill

More from Huffington Post Crime:

This article was originally published at . Reprinted with permission.
PARTNER POSTS
Most Popular
Must-see Videos
SEE MORE VIDEOS
Stories we love
ASK YOURTANGO MORE QUESTIONS