America First Legal Requests Investigation Into Lyft's Coverage of Abortions, Travel Costs

America First Legal Requests Investigation Into Lyft's Coverage of Abortions, Travel Costs


America First Legal (AFL) announced on Thursday that it asked the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to launch a Civil Rights investigation into Lyft’s abortion and diversity policies “to combat discrimination against women who bear children.”

AFL asked the EEOC to investigate the transportation company’s policy of giving employees coverage for elective abortions and conditional reimbursement for travel costs, while not providing equivalent compensation to a pregnant woman who carries her child to term. AFL, which describes itself as a public charity that is “turning the legal tables on the radical activist left,” told the EEOC it believes Lyft’s policy violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. 

“The Company’s decision to provide

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