Target Employees Defend Breastfeeding Mom from Angry Male Customer

A Connecticut woman is thanking Target employees and customers who came to her defense after a man berated her and called her "disgusting" for breastfeeding in the store.
1:43 | 06/16/16

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Finally tonight, when a new mom in Connecticut comes up against criticism for breast feeding in a calf, she finds some unlikely allies. It's a video quickly going viral. Yeah. Reporter: Watch as this woman is harassed for breast feeding her baby at a target. Because I'm feeding my baby, this man is going crazy. Reporter: She was nursing her infant at the store's cafe when she says he was verbally assaulted by another customer. He kept going and kept saying, you know, that I was disgusting and kind of kept going off. I started to shake and get really upset. I'm here protecting her. Okay? Onlookers, including a few target employees coming to her defense. It's okay. It's what you should be doing. You should not feel ashamed. Reporter: The video was posted to her Facebook page and is dparnerring national attention with more than 6 million views and 76,000 shares and counting zblcht a breast feeding more is sitting there defenseless, holding her baby, and feeding them. You can't just jump up and react. Reporter: In a statement to ABC news, target responding, writing, our breast feeding policy which applies to all stores is one of the ways in which we support our guests. Guests who breast feed in the store are allowed to do so without being made to feel uncomfortable. This is one story. One story THA is out there because I thought to pick up my camera. Reporter: It was mother Theresa who said never worry about Numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you. Thank you for watching ABC news.

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