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Moms Stage 'Nurse-In' to Protest Breastfeeding Limits

Nearly 200 promised to show up at Georgia event

(Newser) - Last week, the city council in Forest Park, Georgia, limited public breastfeeding to children under age two. Today, 200 nursing moms and supporters will stage a “nurse-in” at City Hall to express their displeasure. "Breastfeeding women have to take a stand against laws like this or the laws... More »

Prime-Time Swearing? Who Gives a $#*!?

CBS comedy bares eroding concern about profanity

(Newser) - When the prime-time comedy $#*! My Dad Says hits CBS this fall, most viewers and advertisers won't give a $#*! about the title—a sign of just how far attitudes about TV swearing have come since the days when Lucy Ricardo had to say she was "expecting" rather than... More »

Jailed Kisser Slams Dubai 'Hypocrisy'

Brit woman exits squalid desert prison after 'peck'

(Newser) - A furious Brit is slamming Dubai "hypocrisy" after serving time for giving her male friend a "peck on the cheek." Charlotte Adams spent 23 days in a squalid desert prison for violating "decency" laws after an innocent flirtation and "maybe" a quick kiss at a... More »

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