Don't Get Raped in Oklahoma

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[My father was a doctor. He also was from Oklahoma and a staunch conservative. But he never confused his medical practice and his ethical training as a physician with his political beliefs. Sadly, that’s not the case in Oklahoma today, where an emergency room doctor refused to give a rape victim treatment. Annie-Rose Strasser at ThinkProgress has the infuriating details.--Mona]

“I will not give you emergency contraceptives because it goes against my beliefs,” the doctor allegedly told the rape victim and her mother, Rhonda. “She knew my daughter had just been raped. Her attitude was so judgmental and I felt that she was just judging my daughter,” Rhonda told the news station.

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Read more from Oklahoma Doctor Refuses Emergency Contraception to Rape Victim at ThinkProgress

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