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Morning-After Pill? What Morning-After Pill?

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Posted on Sep 25, 2006

An Ohio woman in search of Plan B emergency contraception learns from an ER nurse that she’s basically out of luck because she wasn’t raped, and isn’t married.


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... I have been asked about my sexual practices. Whether I’m ‘monogamous’ or ‘in a relationship’ if I’m married, if I have kids, how many kids I have, if I was raped or ‘traumatized’ but there wasnt’ ONE question about my health. Not one. The few places that said that they had a doctor who would occasionally write prescriptions for EC told me that I had to ask for that doctor specifically and then they proceeded to tell me that I would be ‘interviewed’ to see if I meet that doctors ‘criteria’ and then they proceeded to ask me all the above questions before telling me that I should ‘try anyway’ and I ‘might be able to talk him into it’.

Unwilling to go to the ER and be shamed and ‘interviewed’ for my ‘criteria’ before being told that I’m too slutty or too something or other I broke into a sobbing heap of anger and fear and I did the only thing I could think of doing. Dubhe and I went out to the local pet shop and played with the puppies for awhile before getting a bite to eat. Then I came home and drank a bottle of wine, smoked like a fiend and downed butter rum shots until I fell asleep.

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By MARIAM RUSSELL, September 26, 2006 at 1:03 am Link to this comment
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WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE…......YOU ARE CORRECT, THAT IS WHAT MEN DO AND WOMEN ARE DAMN FOOLS FOR ALLOWING THEIR LIVES TO BE CO-OPTED BY SUCH AN INFERIOR BUNCH OF PRE*HISTORIC POND SCUM.

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By R. A. Earl, September 25, 2006 at 4:38 pm Link to this comment
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Since our society is completely f***ed when it comes to anything remotely connected to human sexuality, if I were an “active” woman I’d have a supply of MAPs (Morning After Pills) on hand BEFORE I needed them.

How? Try the internet. There’s always someone willing to sell you anything you need… you just have to find them.

It is unbelievable that in this day and age the “authorities” are still such midget-minded, anally retentive twits as assume they have a right to interfere with a woman’s choices.

So gals, since you’re not about to change the no-minds in charge anytime soon enough to suit you, do the next best thing… IGNORE THEM and look after your needs elsewhere. That’s what the men do!

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