Illinois Court enjoins rule requiring pharmacists to distribute “emergency contraception” in violation of conscience

Pharmacists challenging a Illinois Administrative rule requiring them to distribute “emergency contraceptions” have been granted injunctive relief by the Seventh Judicial Circuit in Sangamon County, Illinois. Morr-Fitz, Inc. v. Blogojavich, No. 2005 CH 000495 (Ill. Cir. Ct., Apr. 25, 2011). The court held that the rule violates the Illinois Right of Conscience Act, the Illinois Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and the First Amendment (facially and as applied).