Thursday, October 13, 2016
Dad-in-chief signs law bringing diaper-changing stations to more men's rooms
CNN (Oct. 12, 2016): Dad-in-chief signs law bringing diaper-changing stations to more men's rooms, by Hailey Middlebrow:
President Obama recently signed the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act which requires diaper-changing stations in male and female restrooms in public federal buildings. Providing diaper-changing stations will avoid forcing parents to change diapers under unsanitary conditions on restroom floors or counters. The bill was sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline from Rhode Island.
"Federal buildings belong to the American people, and they should be welcoming and accommodating to all. Government needs to do more to ensure that public buildings are family-friendly," Cicilline's website said.
Within two years, all federal buildings will be required to have at least one changing station that is accessible to both men and women.