…and it’s not by recognizing the week with a proclamation.
Someone I know shared a little nugget about Congress and their plan to overturn a DC law that prevents women from being fired for using IVF or getting pregnant out-of-wedlock. At first, I thought it had to be some kind of Onion type article, but no. This is an actual thing.
That’s right, people of D.C.: members of Congress just voted to let your boss fire you for personal decisions you make at the doctor’s office — because your boss believes those decisions aren’t consistent with his religious beliefs. Now, the whole House may take a vote on this discriminatory measure.
(For those that don’t know, click here for a little history about how/why Congress can do this in DC.)
So because you don’t agree with how someone starts their family, they can be fired? That sounds real Christian. (feel the sarcasm) I really want someone to show me the passage(s) of scripture where God said IVF will send you to hell. Don’t these people know there was infertility in the Bible, even a miscarriage?
I can’t even deal with this.
This is why it’s so important to speak out and educate others about infertility issues. I choose to believe if people understood more, they wouldn’t say and do rude or insensitive things, and they wouldn’t make these types of judgments.
You can catch the full ACLU article is here
Also, a take on this from The Frisky here.