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I'm an employee of Best Buy in Springfield, IL and the father of happily Breastfed child (Kairi Rayne). Not to mention the husband to be of Crypixie. Well anyways as I was at work a few days ago a man approched me with a problem he had with another customer. I figured it was an issue of he wanted a CD and the other person had the last copy, but alas he was complaing about a mother nursing her child in the store. He told me that I should do something about the woman because she is just promoting public nudity, and that it is disgusting that he has to be subjected to it. Well recently IL Gov. Rod Blagovich (sp?!?) passed a law stating that mothers who are nursing can do so where ever and when ever they please with out fear of ejection from the business. So I proceeded to tell the man tha I could do nothing about it and she is free to do so because it is the law, and the I stated that my wife does the same thing and it seems to bother nobody and nobody other than himself seems to be bothered by this woman. He then demanded to see the Store MNGR. and was told the same thing by him and my MNGR proceeded to add that if the man is uncomfortable with it than maybe he should just not watch. The man became furious and said he refuses to shop in a store that will allow a nude woman to prance around the store. So the man was told to leave and that if he didn't leave my MNGR. would have me and my co-worker escort the gentleman to the door and then ban him from Best Buy and any other sister store for life. He left in an angry fit but with out escort and refused to come back. Just thought I should pass along this event of a nursing mother winning the right to nurse in public. The mother in question approached me later and apologized for raising a fuss. I told her not to worry about it because my Fiance does the same thing. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/fbbf.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="familybed breastfeeding">
 

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Way to go, Dad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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That is awesome that a mom is being stuck up for by the establishment instead of given a hard time! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"> I wish I lived in Illinois! My dh has wanted to move; maybe we're headed there! :LOL<br><br>
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Lol, having had lived in springfield, IL for 2.5 yrs, I could TOTALLY imagine this happening. It's good to hear that you guys knew what you were talking about and sent that idiot packing.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">a nude woman to prance around the store.</div>
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sorry but this struck me as hysterical! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rotflmao"> i'll have to add "prancing" to my nursing checklist - baby in sling, check, shirt up, check, unhook nursing bra, check, stick breast pad in pocket, check, latch baby on, check, BEGIN PRANCING (if we had a horse smilie i would insert it here)!<br><br>
back to the op - great job!!!!
 

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Great Job! I almost called my dh over here to read this post but then I realized he would use it against me as a way to spend more time and money in Best Buy <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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OMG!! That is so freaking awesome!! :LOL :LOL :LOL <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Woohoo, lactivist daddy! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> Dancing Produce for you!<br><div style="text-align:center;"><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/carrot.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="carrot"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/broc1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Broccoli">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/broc1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Broccoli">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/carrot.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="carrot"></div>
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">That lady must be pretty talented to prance while nursing! :LOL</div>
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:LOL too funny.<br><br>
way to go, man!!!
 

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She didn't create the fuss, the ignoramous did. Let him apologize.<br><br>
Good job!! both you and your manager.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> good job for you and your manager!
 

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Awesome.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/happytears.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="happytears">:
 

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<span>Prancing!!!! I love it!!!</span> <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bouncy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="bouncy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="bgbounce"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/moon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="moon"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/toddler.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="toddler">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blueman.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blueman"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/drum.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="drum">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/carrot.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="carrot">
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/thanks.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thanks"> for sharing this wonderful story!
 

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This sounds like fodder for a positive 3 minute activist letter.
 
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