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A mother and foster parent from McGregor, Minnesota, sued under the Minnesota Human Rights Act in 2019 after a pharmacist said he couldn’t fill her prescription for the “morning after" pill Ella because of his religious beliefs. However, the jury found the longtime pharmacist liable for $25,000 in emotional damages. Legal advocacy nonprofit Gender Justice said it will file for an appeal in the case.
A mother from McGregor, Minnesota, sued under the Minnesota Human Rights Act in 2019 after a pharmacist at a Thrifty White Pharmacy, the only pharmacy in the town, said he couldn’t fill her prescription for the “morning after pill” Ella because of his religious beliefs.
Minnesota has reached several other settlements with opioid companies over the last two and a half years that have brought the state hundreds of millions of dollars.
Despite the state of Minnesota recognizing Christina Lusk as a woman, the state corrections department placed her in a men’s prison, exposing her to discrimination and harassment, according to a lawsuit filed this week by a Minnesota gender equity nonprofit.

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The settlement stems from a lawsuit the ACLU and several journalists filed against the patrol following racial justice protests in Minneapolis in 2020 and 2021.

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