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Thu Apr 6, 2023, 12:53 PM Apr 2023

So I just replied to an e-mail from Walgreens [View all]

I just got an e-mail from Walgreen's with the title "Where Did You Go?" I thought I would share what I sent back to them, especially since after I hit "SEND" on their website, it was not at all clear to me that the message actually went all the way through.

This is in response to an e-mail I received with the title "Where Did You Go"

I thought it might be of some value to let you know why I will no longer be shopping at, or ordering from Walgreens, now or in the future.

As an elderly male, it is hardly something that directly impacts me at the moment, but, your Corporate policies with regard to Mifepristone, and your decision to play games with where and to whom it will be dispensed have caused me to decline to do any further business with your company.

Women have the right to full health care, without having to second guess whether their local drugstore will provide them the medicines required for their current health issues, or whether the store will be under the control of a political minority who seeks to disrupt the availability of some treatments to some individuals, based on their own religious dogmas and delusions.

Beyond this immediate issue, you have shown that I cannot trust you to be there for me or my family when a moment of need comes around. You have shown that your first response will be to check with your political masters, not just provide the medicines and care that are needed at the time.
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Nicely done....... MyOwnPeace Apr 2023 #1
That is perfection, thank you. n/t SheilaAnn Apr 2023 #2
Thank you! 2naSalit Apr 2023 #3
(chef's kiss) Blue Owl Apr 2023 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author SheilaAnn Apr 2023 #5
Excellent note Rebl2 Apr 2023 #6
Two days ago, I had to send a pair of shoes back to Merrell.... wrong size. I had a choice: 3Hotdogs Apr 2023 #50
Beautiful snowybirdie Apr 2023 #7
Thank you! CharleyDog Apr 2023 #8
They care about their bottom line. soldierant Apr 2023 #65
bravissimo !!! fierywoman Apr 2023 #9
Ecco! peppertree Apr 2023 #12
Not sure who you mean. The CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance is Rosalind Brewer. niyad Apr 2023 #39
Hi. I was referring to Stefano Pessina and his vicious wife, Ornella Barra. peppertree Apr 2023 #45
Good on you, good on you irisblue Apr 2023 #10
Excellent response! CaptainTruth Apr 2023 #11
Thank you so much Diamond_Dog Apr 2023 #13
Fantastic! evolves Apr 2023 #14
Excellent! PatSeg Apr 2023 #15
Thank you! This is a great reasoned response! /nt sdfernando Apr 2023 #16
Thank you. I just added Walgreens to my no-go list. Kittycatkat Apr 2023 #17
I recognize that there are fewer and fewer alternatives Otto_Harper Apr 2023 #19
Omg wryter2000 Apr 2023 #22
Thank you, thank you, thank you Hekate Apr 2023 #18
Excellent! Direct, to the point, and not angry. LoisB Apr 2023 #20
You write well wryter2000 Apr 2023 #21
That is a very well written response 👏 Danmel Apr 2023 #23
Excellent Nanuke Apr 2023 #24
Thank you! You speak for me! ancianita Apr 2023 #25
Well done, thanks from all of us who care about women's rights. n/t Paper Roses Apr 2023 #26
Thank you! MontanaMama Apr 2023 #27
Its not just women Otto_Harper Apr 2023 #28
Can I steal that word for word. Because my local Walgreens needs to hear the same message. usaf-vet Apr 2023 #29
Please use in whatever manner you deem appropriate (NT) Otto_Harper Apr 2023 #40
That is an excellent letter, and should serve as an... dchill Apr 2023 #30
I like it republianmushroom Apr 2023 #31
DUers: Here's a website that lists independent pharmacies nationwide: Sky Jewels Apr 2023 #32
Well said. n/t ms liberty Apr 2023 #33
Why should they sell it? Mosby Apr 2023 #34
It all depends on their corporate mission Otto_Harper Apr 2023 #44
WOW! EXCELLENT response, Otto_Harper! calimary Apr 2023 #35
Oh my! tavernier Apr 2023 #36
Thank you so very nuch for supporting women's rights, and for expressing it so niyad Apr 2023 #37
Awesome reply - my Gen Z daughters and I thank you. n/t iluvtennis Apr 2023 #38
As citizens the national political levers of power markodochartaigh Apr 2023 #41
Could you post the email address? usonian Apr 2023 #42
Thank you FemDemERA Apr 2023 #43
Caution! AncientOfDays Apr 2023 #46
Well done! happybird Apr 2023 #47
Great letter! flying_wahini Apr 2023 #48
Perfect! Tesha Apr 2023 #49
. Scrivener7 Apr 2023 #51
Excellent letter! I love the restraint with a powerful sting. Martin68 Apr 2023 #52
Bravo! Faux pas Apr 2023 #53
Way to go! mgardener Apr 2023 #54
wow!!!!!!!!! beautiful statement! bluboid Apr 2023 #55
Powerful!! Way to go! bucolic_frolic Apr 2023 #56
Well said UpInArms Apr 2023 #57
Masterfully done. I'm not that tactful. Plus they have screwed up so many Rx's should have left long Evolve Dammit Apr 2023 #58
You vote with the dollars you spend as well as the ballots you cast. tclambert Apr 2023 #59
Thank you Wild blueberry Apr 2023 #60
Well done! That was a great letter. Please let us know if you get a reply! liberalla Apr 2023 #61
A fabulous response malaise Apr 2023 #62
K&R X 100 ificandream Apr 2023 #63
K & R SunSeeker Apr 2023 #64
Post removed Post removed Apr 2023 #66
Nice! AllBlue Apr 2023 #67
Nice job OH. NoMoreRepugs Apr 2023 #68
Don't usually shop there sellitman Apr 2023 #69
I have also decided not to do business with Walgreens for the same reasons. camartinwv Apr 2023 #70
K and R. Thanks for posting. Stuart G Apr 2023 #71
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