“Will this help with pregnancy discrimination?”

  • BREAKING: The United States continues to have the highest rate of maternal deaths of any high-income nation, despite a decline since the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant you may want to consider moving to Norwary where there are zero pregnancy related deaths. (source, CNN)
  • The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is now law. (source, A Better Balance) NOTE: All laws are subject to change and do not provide the same protection as a constitutional amendment.
  • Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy (or the capacity to become pregnant) is a major cause of sex discrimination. The 28th Amendment (Equal Rights) will constitutionally protect from discrimination on the basis of sex, which likely includes discrimination on account of pregnancy, childbirth, or breast-feeding.
  • Even after 70 years, health care for women in the military has not improved. Women in the military experience high rates of unintended pregnancies and reproductive health issues. FYI-97% of service women are of reproductive age. (source, Defense Health Board Report)
  • The United States is one of only two countries in the world, along with Papua New Guinea, that have no statutory national policy of paid maternity leave. (source, The Economist) In addtion, within ten days of having a baby, one in four women are back at work. (source, In These Times)
  • The 28th Amendment empowers Congress to enact legislation to strengthen protections for pregnant workers, active duty service women, and incarcerated females.



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