Thursday, January 13, 2005

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Breast is best -- for babies - Lincoln Journal Star
"I love it when the word breast is slipped into a front-page headline, because it guarantees the story will be well-read. But on the off chance you missed last Friday's piece — "Supporters applaud breast-feeding bill" — I'll fill you in. If passed, LB104 would protect the right of Nebraska's mothers to breast-feed in public. It seems ridiculous that such a law would be needed, but we Americans are funny when it comes to breasts. We like our Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue breasts. And our Victoria's Secret breasts. And our giant Internet porn site breasts. We like breasts to sell Buicks and breasts to promote football games and breasts to serve us hot wings and cold beer..."