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#1 of 3 Old 04-16-2007, 05:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Find your Representatives here (enter Zip at right):
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/Home.aspx



and ask them to lend support to this bill:
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80(R)HB 1154 would provide that a mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location that she is otherwise authorized to be, and that her right to be in a location may not be revoked for the sole reason that she begins to breastfeed. Moreover, a person may not interfere with the right to breastfeed in any place open to the general public, or any place owned/operated by an entity which pays taxes to the comptroller or which holds a license/permit issued by the comptroller. The bill also provides for warnings and fines to entities which violate the act.
(Editor's note: This bill is in response to various incidents in Texas, where mothers have been asked to leave public places because of breastfeeding, despite the current law providing that a mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is authorized to be.)
To view status:
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillL...0R&Bill=HB1154
so this never happens again:
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=656064

"It should be a rule in all prophylactic work that no harm should ever be unnecessarily inflicted on a healthy person (Sir Graham Wilson, The Hazards of Immunization, 1967)."
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First RMH thread:
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...70#post7868070

"It should be a rule in all prophylactic work that no harm should ever be unnecessarily inflicted on a healthy person (Sir Graham Wilson, The Hazards of Immunization, 1967)."
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I'm sharing this link with my loud PTA moms! We'll have the reps offices swamped with our voices of support, they'll have no choice but to vote with the people!

GO MAMAs!

Now: Mama of 2! Worker Bee happily married to my DH, motorcycle riding mama to H 8/99 and K 8/09.
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