Ralph's Thriftway Owners Sue Washington State Over Plan B

Stormans, the owners of Ralph's Thriftway in Olympia and Seattle, sued the state of Washington last week over the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, manufactured by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Woodcliff Lake, N.J.

SEATTLE — Stormans, the owners of Ralph's Thriftway in Olympia and Seattle, sued the state of Washington last week over the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, manufactured by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Woodcliff Lake, N.J. The state ruled earlier this year that pharmacy workers who are morally opposed emergency contraceptives cannot stand in the way of a patient's right to the drugs. The supermarket/pharmacy owner and two pharmacists said the rule, which took effect last week, violates their civil r

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