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If some lawmakers have their way, it could eventually become legal for employers to fire single women for getting pregnant. Yup, smh. Republicans are pushing for legislation that aims to protect Americans who oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds following the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. However, the language being discussed is so broad that the bill could potentially lend itself to discriminating against women for getting pregnant out of wedlock.

Via HuffPo:

The First Amendment Defense Act prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person — which is defined to include for-profit corporations — acting in accordance with a religious belief that favors so-called traditional marriage. This means the feds can’t revoke a nonprofit’s tax-exempt status or end a company’s federal contract over this issue.

The bill specifically protects those who believe that marriage is between “one man and…

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