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Meanwhile, another court has blocked “elective abortion” accommodations under the PWFA regulations

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On Friday, a federal judge in Arkansas dismissed a lawsuit that 17 states had filed challenging aspects of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s final rule to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)  — specifically the part that deals with “elective abortions.”

Yesterday, another federal judge in Louisiana enjoined the EEOC from requiring employers in Louisiana and Mississippi to accommodate elective abortions, i.e., an abortion prompted exclusively by the woman’s choice, where no physical or mental condition related to, affected by, or arising out of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions exists.

The Louisiana court concluded that the EEOC had exceeded its statutory authority to implement

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