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one local woman fighting for her right to breastfeed, help us help her please!

Posted by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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This is a local Austin mama (part of my API group) who was asked to remove herself from a lobby at her sons school (who she was waiting for, and couldn't leave) because she was nursing. She took this up with AISD (Austin Independent School District quietly and privately) with an aMazing letter ( which ill try to find in my email, before she went public with this) and they turned around and rewrote their policy that *requires* a mother to go into a secluded room!
I don't care if you breastfeed (ok, well I do:) ff, mix, agree, or not, this
Is clearly breaking a law and putting every mother at risk to be a target.
This is so wrong on every level, in any direction.
She has got a nice following now that she has gone public, but please please help us all help her, even if your not in texas.
She's going to make local (or more) history with this, let's be a part of it!

Many thanks in advance and please share:)





please check out her blog, KeepAustinNIP.blogspot.com, like the facebbok page at facebook.com/KeepAustinNIP, & sign our petition at http://www.change.org/petitions/aisd-follow-the-law-and-respect-breastfeeding-mothers# And while you're at it, share, share, share!


EDIT can someone please make these links clicky, sometimes I'm so annoyed with only mobile internet.
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tabi_cat1023
by Group Mod - Tabitha on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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They are breaking the law by even giving that writen rule!

She needs to call ACLU and the police!

Tex. Health Code Ann. § 165.002 (1995) authorizes a woman to breastfeed her child in any location.

soulofsunmama
by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:09 PM
She's on it, this has been going on for quite some time now, but she asked us all to keep quiet for awhile, when it first started,was hoping AISD would work with without her making a big deal(thought that could make for a lot of bad feelings, and het son still goes to school there)
But since they have blatantly broken the law, she going all out!


Quoting tabi_cat1023:

They are breaking the law by even giving that writen rule!

She needs to call ACLU and the police!

Tex. Health Code Ann. § 165.002 (1995) authorizes a woman to breastfeed her child in any location.

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soulofsunmama
by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:10 PM
tabi_cat1023
by Group Mod - Tabitha on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM
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facebook.com/KeepAustinNIP

sorry missed it earlier

soulofsunmama
by on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:37 PM

BUMP!

gdiamante
by Group Mod - Gina on Nov. 18, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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I was just checking to see if I knew anyone in Austin media, but unfortunately I don't anymore.

Precious333
by Group Mod-Julia on Nov. 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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thanks for sharing!
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aehanrahan
by Group Mod - Amy on Nov. 18, 2012 at 2:06 PM
That's horrible!
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aehanrahan
by Group Mod - Amy on Nov. 18, 2012 at 2:30 PM
Tabi, the first link just took me back to this post.

Quoting tabi_cat1023:

KeepAustinNIP.blogspot.com

http://www.change.org/petitions/aisd-follow-the-law-and-respect-breastfeeding-mothers# 

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