2. Not just have no rights; they want her to choose between staying employed and endangering her child.
The story of the woman being told to do heavy lifting without help after a near miscarriage--and losing in court after being fired--just totally galls me.
" I know that one revived rural community would be more convincing and more encouraging than all the government and university programs of the last fifty years, and I think that it could be the beginning of the renewal of our country, for the renewal of rural communities ultimately implies the renewal of urban ones."--Wendell Berry, "The Work of Local Culture"