--- "Walmart.com Help" < email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear Valued Customer,
> Thank you for contacting us at Walmart.com regarding
> prescriptions for birth control. Your comments and
> concerns are very
> important to us as we strive to meet your needs.
> Wal-Mart does not carry emergency contraceptives.
> Our pharmacists may
> decline to fill a prescription based on personal
> convictions. However,
> they must find another pharmacist, either at
> Wal-Mart or another
> pharmacy, who can assist you by filling your
> Again, we thank you for your comments regarding this
> Customer Service at Walmart.com
> Original Message Follows:
> Wal-Mart Pharmacies
> Dear Wal-Mart Pharmacies,
> All over the country I have noticed a disturbing
> trend of
> pharmacies refusing to fill women's prescriptions
> for birth
> control. When a woman and her doctor decide that a
> for contraception is in the woman's best interest, a
> third party
> has no right to override that decision. Pharmacies
> must ensure
> that patients get their doctor-prescribed medication
> delay or inconvenience. I ask that your company
> assure me and
> your other customers that no woman seeking
> contraception will be turned away by your company's
> No doubt a majority of your customers take for
> granted that
> women should be able to receive their birth control
> despite the
> personal beliefs of the individual pharmacist.
> Timely access to
> contraception is central to women's health,
> autonomy, and
> equality. We must trust women and their doctors to
> make their
> own reproductive health decisions.
> I thank you, in advance, for protecting your
> customer's health
> by ensuring your pharmacy will guarantee women have
> access to their prescribed medications.
> Thank you for your attention and support.