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Monday, May 21, 2012

Public Breastfeeding Laws

From Reuters:

The latest Time Magazine cover is stirring up some controversy over breastfeeding. While it's a practice that has gone on for ages, it hasn't always been on the right side of the law.


Public breastfeeding and public indecency laws have always gone hand-in-hand. Today, 45 states have laws that allow women to breastfeed in any public or private location. And a majority of states exempt breastfeeding from public indecency laws. Federal law even requires employers to give break time for women to nurse their children.

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The recent Times Magazine cover caused a lot more than SOME controversy.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | May 21, 2012 6:23:52 PM

not sure what to make of this one???

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | May 23, 2012 6:49:29 PM

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