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Friday, February 17, 2006

Company harrasses woman over cost of her pregnancy

Just another example of how the anti-life mentality has filtered down to all aspects of our society... A human resources director makes a most offensive and unthinkable suggestion.

(WOMENSENEWS)--Kathy Gable was seven months' pregnant with her first child and worried. Her gynecologist had warned her that her baby might have Down's Syndrome, and Gable needed to have two ultrasound scans each month to monitor the progress of her pregnancy.

After her latest scan, Gable had just returned to her desk at the midsize San Diego-based sporting goods company where she worked when the company's director of human resources rang her up. "Kathy," he said, "do you know how much your pregnancy is costing our company in terms of increased medical insurance?"

He proceeded to tell her. "In light of this," he continued, "the company is willing to pay for your abortion."

Read entire article here.


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