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CA State Senate Approves Requiring Lactation Rooms For Mothers In Major Airports

CA State Senate Approves Requiring Lactation Rooms For Mothers In Major Airports

Old Aug 21, 14, 2:35 pm
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CA State Senate Approves Requiring Lactation Rooms For Mothers In Major Airports

Airports serving more than 1 million passengers a year may soon need to offer nursing mothers dedicated rooms where they will be able to feed their infants.

Under the bill, terminals at existing airports must offer rooms with a chair and an electrical outlet for the pump, while new terminals must include rooms with sinks.
The bill, if signed into law, would not take effect until 2016.

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/20/664...ion-rooms.html

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Old Aug 22, 14, 12:46 pm
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The measure is broadly written and applies to all persons, not just mothers.
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Old Aug 22, 14, 12:54 pm
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I know that infants can be found traveling with fathers and other family members (sans their mothers), but in that case wouldn't the child be feeding from a bottle... something that can easily and unobjectionally be done out in public?

Is there a situation that I'm not thinking of?
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Old Aug 25, 14, 9:15 am
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Originally Posted by FTcadence View Post
I know that infants can be found traveling with fathers and other family members (sans their mothers), but in that case wouldn't the child be feeding from a bottle... something that can easily and unobjectionally be done out in public?

Is there a situation that I'm not thinking of?
I know that in older Chinese culture, you could hire "milk mother" (loosely translated) to feed your kid. So it may not be the birth mother who breast feed the kid.
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Old Aug 25, 14, 5:14 pm
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I know that in older Chinese culture, you could hire "milk mother"...
The English language term is "wet nurse."
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Old Aug 26, 14, 8:34 am
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The English language term is "wet nurse."
Ah! And it is not safe for work to google the term.. just in case anyone else is reading this at work.. LOL
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equal protection clause says that you cant descriminate against men...
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Old Aug 28, 14, 3:23 pm
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Originally Posted by djp98374 View Post
equal protection clause says that you cant descriminate against men...
Actually, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment says that "No State shall ... deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."

What you claim it says is a mere paraphrase and extrapolation. And a poor one at that.
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Originally Posted by djp98374 View Post
equal protection clause says that you cant descriminate against men...
Nature discriminated against men in this respect and, however pompous and self-important a judge or senator you are, you cannot change that fact.

As to the proposal, can the State senators not find something more useful to do with their time?
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