Committee votes to allow women to breastfeed in public

State-NewsThe Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted unanimously yesterday in favor of bill SB 1427, granting women the right to breastfeed in public. If the Governor McAuliffe signs this bill into law, Virginia will join 47 other state in allowing women to nurse whenever and wherever in Virginia. Currently, the only other two states where women can be prosecuted for breastfeeding in public are South Dakota and Idaho.

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