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"The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things...."

News and views about current affairs, religious freedom issues, and the fight against euthanasia. Also the latest about my cats, goats, sheep, geese and chickens, life in Menominee county, and whatever else is on my mind.

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Location: Wallace, Michigan, United States

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These blogs are the work of Nissa Annakindt, writer and farmer from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

My poetry and prose have been published in: Struggle, Above the Bridge, HEATHENzine, Idunna, Marklander, Asynjur and PanGaia.

I also was editor/publisher of the Nine Virtues News in its print incarnation, which ran weekly for a while.

Contact me at: Nissa Annakindt PO Box 95 Wallace, MI 49893 USA

"My strength is the strength of ten, because my heart is pure."

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

'Birth Control' battle over forced participation in abortions

In Wisconsin the legislature is debating whether to allow pharmacists the freedom of conscience not to fill prescriptions for birth control pills if it is against their moral convictions.

The story above ignores the real issue. Pharmacists who are opposed to abortion don't want to fill prescriptions for pills that cause abortions: the abortion pill RU-482, the morning after pill, and birth control pills.

You don't have to be anti-abortion to believe that people should not have to participate in an abortion if they believe abortion is morally wrong. We don't force doctors to perform abortions. Why should we force pharmacists?