- 4 years ago
Will Roberts Weekly Telegram Radio -Andrea Scannell Mother gets STOP breastfeeding letter!
Outraged mothers protested, Thursday, after public school authorities asked a breastfeeding mom to be more discreet or leave the lunchroom.
"It's nothing to hide," said one protestor.
These women are exposing more than just their body parts.
"We're here to spread awareness of breastfeeding and that it's normal," said Andrea Scannell, the woman whom authorities confronted.
Mount Logan Middle School feeds more than 600 people each day. Federal Summer Food Service Program provides families a chance to feed their children for free.
"A worker came up to me and handed me a sealed envelope," she said.
The mother of two opened the letter from the school principal. In it, he says he would not want his child “exposed to public exposure” and asks Scannell to find a more discreet way or place to feed her baby.
"I was totally caught off guard. I hadn't seen anyone looking uncomfortable…” Scannel