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Do pharmacists have the right not to fill out contraceptives

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Do pharmacists have the right not to fill out contraceptives due to a moral belief, and can doctors not preform an abortion for the same reason?
Private businesses have a right to do as they please, this includes not carrying contraceptives and not performing abortions. If the pharmacy is a government run pharmacy or the doctor works for a government agency, then they do not have such a right and must follow the current laws, so if abortions are legal they cannot refuse to perform them and they must supply the contraception in accordance with any legal prescription.

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