ABC13.com: Mothers stage 'nurse-in' protest at the Galleria
Mothers converged on the Galleria Thursday for a 'nurse-in'.
"By Deborah Wrigley
ABC13 Eyewitness News
(7/01/04 - HOUSTON) — Some shoppers at Houston's Galleria saw an unusual protest Thursday. Some 50 mothers and their babies staged what they call a nurse-in -- a public display of breast feeding to protest the treatment of one mother who had earlier breastfed her baby in public. Texas law allows a woman to breastfeed her child in public. It's been on the books for nine years. But not everyone embraces the idea of breastfeeding in public view and that's what mobilized a small army of angry mothers...."