Even as the U.S. Supreme Court appears set to put a huge dent in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, circa 1973, that overturned every state law banning abortions, Democrat-run cities are increasingly passing legislation that provides paid leave to workers for the procedure.
Portland, Oregon, and Boston, among others, have all passed ordinances that give city workers paid time off following the procedure, according to National Review.
And, of course, the leftists who run these cities are inventing new terms to hide what they’re really doing:
In Boston, the city council amended its paid parental leave policy to include employees suffering from “pregnancy loss.” This might sound as though the policy applies to parents who lost a child after a stillbirth or miscarriage. But in fact the policy also includes parents who “experience… a termination” – in other words, those who have had an abortion.
As the outlet points out, whether you support abortion or not, providing employees paid time off to have the procedure under “parental leave policy” is outrageous, since the individuals involved chose specifically to not become parents.
“It’s important to recognize that employees need time to address their reproductive health needs… and they may need time to process what they’re experiencing,” Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, said in an interview with Oregon Public News. She went on to label the policy “a really important step forward,” noting that it could help “destigmatize” abortion…