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Religious Freedom vs Constitutional Rights - pappy - 08-05-2012 08:52 PM
Raped by an unknown person in 2007 RW was denied emergency contraception on religious grounds by a jail guard. Now RW has finally won the right to sue the guard. Fortunately the woman did not become pregnant by her assailant.
Quote:The woman whose name is only known via court records as "R.W." was brutally raped January 27, 2007 by an unknown assailant. After going to the hospital she was arrested by police on a prior charge and sent to jail. While in custody a guard denied R.W.'s request to give her a contraceptive pill that was prescribed by the emergency room doctor, because it was against their religious beliefs. Now over 5 years later a court has ruled R.W. does have a right to sue the guard for violating her constitutional rights.
RE: Religious Freedom vs Constitutional Rights - jaxx - 08-05-2012 09:10 PM
Damned do-gooders and their lousy morals. I hope the guard gets in a pile of trouble for this.