Tell CNN what you think about Wal-Mart's failure to stock E.C.!

Should the company have to carry emergency contraception in its pharmacies?


Page Rockwell
February 4, 2006 3:15AM (UTC)

Thank goodness for Feministing, or we wouldn't have known that CNN was polling its readers on whether Wal-Mart should be required to stock emergency contraception.

As we mentioned earlier this week, three Massachusetts women are suing the retail giant for failing to stock the morning-after pill in its pharmacies. For its part, Wal-Mart seems to have decided that the best defense is sticking its head in the sand, and is claiming that emergency contraception isn't "commonly prescribed."

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Currently, CNN poll respondents who believe Wal-Mart pharmacies should not have to carry emergency contraception are leading those who think it should; the score is 70,690 votes to 67,485. Broadsheet readers, please hustle over to CNN and weigh in!


Page Rockwell

Page Rockwell is Salon's editorial project manager.

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