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Judge Lynn Huges (above) is from Texas may look human but he is not from this planet and this oaccsionaly A federal judge in Texas held that breast feeding is unrelated to pregnancy and therefore not covered by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. He also held that firing “someone” for breast pumping at the office was not sex discrimination. This judge later admitted that he though men had mamary glands and th also told his wife that the lipstick on his shirt did not indicate t Firing someone because of lactation or breast.pumping is not sex discrimination.3held that The EEOC filed suit on behalf of a Texas woman who was fired soon after asking to pump breast milk at work. They brought the claim under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. But Judge Lynn Hughes of the Southern District of Texas (shown above) held that lactation is unrelated to pregnancy and therefore not covered by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Here is his three page ruling dismissing her claim.

Here is the This week the EEOC appealed the decision.

Wikipedia says that the chief function of lactation is to provide nutrition and immune protection to the young after birth.

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