This morning, I ran across this Tweet from a pro-life organization:
— LifeNews.com (@LifeNewsHQ) December 3, 2014
Later in the day, I got this release from the Population Connection Action Fund, which I gather is not exactly what anyone would call rabidly pro-pregnancy:
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Peggy Young v. UPS, a pregnancy discrimination case. We are appalled that in the year 2014 pregnant women continue to face injustice in the workplace at the hands of employers whose actions are wrongly legitimized by lower courts’ narrow interpretation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
Population Connection Action Fund stands firmly with Ms. Young in her fight for rectitude against UPS. No pregnant woman in the United States, or any country for that matter, should be stripped of her right to receive valid accommodations from an employer if she has a substantiated medical need…
I’m glad to see folks from both sides of the Culture Wars banding together to defend a woman in need.
Of course, if you read a bit further in each organization’s statements, you get to language where they are gulfs apart.
But I take these blessed moments of togetherness wherever I can find them.
Here’s an NPR story about the case that brought them together…