Afternoon Jolt

Federal Court Upholds Washington Contraceptive Mandate

Religious pharmacists say they will appeal landmark ruling

07/24/2015 By Josh Kelety


The Best Takes on Yesterday's Hobby Lobby Decision

A few takes on the Supreme Court's decision yesterday to allow companies to refuse to pay for emergency contraception.

07/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

AG Candidate Reagan Dunn: Pharmacists with "Legitimate Religious Objections" Have Right to Refuse Plan B Prescriptions

Republican AG candidate Reagan Dunn says pharmacists have the right to refuse to fill prescriptions on moral grounds.

07/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Ramsey: Women Will "Just Have to Put Up With" Pharmacists' Plan B Refusals

Seattle Times columnist Bruce Ramsey says the Plan B decision isn't about women's access to health

02/29/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Women's Advocate Says Pharmacy Ruling Could Have Unintended Consequences

Legal Voice advocate says yesterday's court ruling allowing pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception could have unintended consequences.

02/23/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Judge: Religious Pharmacists, Pharmacies Can Refuse to Dispense Emergency Contraception

A federal judge rules that pharmacies can refuse to fill prescriptions on religious or "moral" grounds.

02/22/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Wednesday Loser: Ladies

The day's winners and losers. Image via NY Daily News.

02/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Perhaps the Democrats Should

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring tolling, the death penalty, the attorney general, emergency contraception.

01/17/2012 By Morning Fizz

The C is for Crank

More Bad News on Plan B

More problems for women and girls seeking emergency contraception from pharmacists.

12/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

For Political Reasons

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring: recounts, warnings, admonitions, shout outs, and more.

12/08/2011 By Morning Fizz


Tuesday Jolt: Over the Counter?

The day's winners and losers.

12/06/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

"It Just Means Democracy is Messy."

Tuesday edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring protests, federal cases, and getting off message.

11/29/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

All Cuts Edition

Monday Fizz. Special session budget preview edition. Plus: Should pharmacists be able to deny emergency contraception prescriptions?

11/28/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Re: Emergency Contraception

The potential rules changes on patient access to emergency contraception may be more dramatic than we initially thought.

07/08/2010 By Josh Feit