Breastfeeding Mothers Fight Back at Nurse-In Protest

Mother's rally behind one woman who was ordered to cover up when breastfeeding in public.
2:27 | 08/10/13

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They brewing controversy in Texas breastfeeding mothers in the state are gathering together for a nurse in this morning. They're protesting the treatment of a mother -- at a local rec center she was ordered a cover up while trying to nurse her infant daughter. It's a showdown in the state all caught on tape that's bringing controversial issue back into the spotlight ABC's Taina Hernandez is here with more on -- story -- -- good morning Leon and -- the mother was waiting for an older child who's in advance clashes started to feed. Her sixteen day old baby in the meantime but what happened next -- he -- sparked a lot of controversy and it was all posted on you. To this. Morning a small town in Texas is defending direct center -- seen in this video confronting Lucy Eads breast beating a sixteen day old daughter in the lobby. It's -- April 18 citing her legal right to breastfeed in public walk her home state of taxi shares every -- in the US. If they won't I'm. -- she was approached by the same worker earlier that day so asked her husband to record this confrontation. Account and ask you to quit talking in my life that's what -- -- ask you to do if you -- -- do some about it how to cut -- -- otherwise. -- -- -- -- The couple posted the video to YouTube and it quickly went viral anything a woman does with her breasts. Generates a tremendous amount of controversy. And emotion and heightened opinion. From all sorts of people don't think it's a breastfeeding in public have dubbed August national breast -- month holding public nursing tends to protest public venues which -- -- mothers to cover up. Breastfeeding is no stranger to controversy. Recently British journalist made headlines for her challenge to the duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton quote get her royal -- out to nurse in public. Despite the backlash after this YouTube video the city of Burleson rec center defends its actions in this statement there's nothing in the law that prohibits the city for requiring a mother to cover up. The city did not attempt to prohibit breastfeeding and we fully support the freedom of mothers to breast feed as long as it doesn't infringe on someone else's freedom. He'd still fiercely defend her right to nurse in public this isn't normal -- -- -- -- -- -- has four children under the age of five -- considers herself a passionate breastfeeding advocate and as you saw those who support her. Coming to her defense Afghanistan NATO is assume there's going to be -- camera rolling somewhere absolutely right -- bank.

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