2025Re: [lactivism] Re: Breastfeeding Promotion Act 2009 - Is this the year?!
- Jun 3, 2009The introduction of the bill is on June 11. A companion bill will be
introduced in the Senate. As soon as the bill receives a number, the US
Breastfeeding Committee will have a mechanism on its website to send a
letter to your legislators requesting them to sign on to the bill.
Writing before there is a bill number is ineffective.
From: J Sholtis <sassyslingsetc@...>
Sent: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 7:11 pm
Subject: [lactivism] Re: Breastfeeding Promotion Act 2009 - Is this the
Is there a schedule of events for tomorrow? Can you post the
information as to where/when to meet for the nurse-in?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Walter Chappel <wchappel@...> wrote:
> Heads up ladies,
> I have been contacted by Rep. Maloney's office again. They are in the
> planning stages for another press conference and reintro of the bill
> this month. As soon as I have further details (they are asking me to
> organize the "nurse-in" portion as I have in the past and get as many
> supporters/activists on Capitol Hill as possible) I will let you know
> you can rev up your contacts/organizations. I would really like to
> a pre-press conference push by all of us to get mothers calling their
> Reps. to get more co-sponsors onto the bill and more of those Reps.
> show up for the press conference. Last time we had only Maloney,
> (who isn't even in office any more and was a consistent strong
> supporter) and Ellison. The Democratic Party controls everything now
> and we need to hold them accountable. No more excuses, this is the
> year! I am hoping Rep. Maloney's plan is to try to piggyback onto the
> legislation the House just past giving 4 weeks paid leave to Federal
> employees. Looking forward to a big push from all of you lovely,
> lactivist leaders!
> Lorrie Leigh
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