Fracking aside, it’s proximity that matters.
Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.
"This is the most vulnerable period of life. All the organ systems are in development. For the protection of future generations, we have to reduce exposure."
The federal judge ruled that it is illegal to discriminate in employment because of "pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions."