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Library sorry after breast-feeding mom scolded

March 24, 2009 7:15:59 AM PDT
A Brooklyn public library was forced to apologize to a mother after a security guard twice scolded her for breast-feeding her daughter in a children's book area. The library transferred the guard and sent a letter of apology to 34-year-old Danielle Glanville, a Brooklyn school teacher who had contacted the New York Civil Liberties Union and threatened legal action.

An NYCLU spokesman says that under state law woman have the right to breast-feed anywhere.

A library spokesman says a memo explaining women's breast-feeding rights has been circulated to all library staff.


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