Patty Hernandez, a 23-year-old warehouse packer at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, California, says the company's human resources department denied her doctor's note requesting accommodations. The note, which was obtained by Vice's Motherboard, said no lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying more than 20 pounds. She says her manager asked why she was taking longer bathroom breaks and moving slower. She ended up having a miscarriage when she was seven weeks into her pregnancy.We offer our sincere condolences to Ms. Hernandez. Feminists for Life urges Amazon management to seriously investigate this incident and make improvements as needed. ...
As we were researching efforts by abortion advocates to overturn the Hyde Amendment, we came across the following letter addressed to Bill Clinton, written during the 1992 presidential campaign. (You won't believe by whom.) Excerpts follow:"But you can start immediately to eliminate the barely educated, unhealthy and poor segment of our country. No, I'm not advocating some sort of mass extinction of these unfortunate people. Crime, drugs and disease are already doing that. The problem is that their numbers are not only replaced but increased by the birth of millions of babies to people who can't afford to have babies."There, I've said it. It's what we all know is true, but we only whisper it...."To read more of this chilling, Sanger-esque letter, click here: www.feministsforlife.org/save-hyde-now/The Hyde Amendment, which forbids the use of federal Medicaid dollars for most abortions, is under unprecedented assault. Please, call your U.S. representative, especially if s/he has supported Hyde in the past but may be wavering. Tell her or him: Poor women deserve better than abortion: Keep the Hyde Amendment!Call the United States Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121, or find her or him online at www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative to send an email.Then, let us know you did.You can be the one to save their lives. Save Hyde. ...
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