Results for - A Walgreens employee refused to sell condoms to a couple on religious grounds

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A pair of shoppers at a Walgreens in Wisconsin said an employee refused to sell condoms to them on religious grounds — something Walgreens said is permitted under its policies.-NBC News

1. Nathan Pentz tweeted earlier this month that his partner, Jess, went to buy condoms at a store in Hayward because she forgot her birth control. He said when she went to the checkout, the cashier said he would not ring up the condoms, because of his faith. In a statement to NBC News, a Walgreens spokesperson said its employee's actions did not violate company policy. "Our policies are designed to ensure we meet the needs of our patients and customers while respecting the religious and moral beliefs of our team members," the spokesperson said. Do you agree with Walgreens policy?

Yes
18%
466 votes
No
60%
1,561 votes
Undecided
22%
573 votes

2. "The instances are rare, however when a team member has a moral or religious conviction about completing a transaction, they are required to refer the customer to another employee or manager on duty who will complete the transaction, which is what occurred in this instance." the spokesperson continued. What do you think is the right course of action?

Keep things the way they are, another employee can help the customer
32%
837 votes
If an employee cannot sell things due to religious convictions, they should not work in that area of the store
36%
936 votes
If an employee cannot sell things due to religious convictions, they should not work there
29%
753 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
74 votes

3. Other people have complained that pharmacists at Walgreens won't fulfil birth control prescriptions for the same reason. Walgreens responded to multiple tweets saying company policy "allows pharmacists to step away from filling a prescription for which they have a moral objection." Do you agree with Walgreens policy?

Yes
20%
522 votes
No
58%
1,506 votes
Undecided
22%
572 votes

4. Some customers are using the hashtag #BoycottWalgreens on social media platforms like TikTok and Twitter to highlight being denied birth control or condoms because of the cashier's moral or religious beliefs. Would this make you boycott Walgreens?

Yes, I won't shop there
26%
684 votes
I don't agree with their policies but won't boycott them
29%
741 votes
No, I agree with their policies
18%
456 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
48 votes
Not Applicable
26%
671 votes
07/26/2022 Politics 2668 125 By: Tellwut
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