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    the complainer was "an older member of public", i dont see anything wrong with it really. Must have been a bit awkward for the policeman though
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    I think I might complain about old people in the street next time I'm in town. Hopefully they'll be told to go away by some police officers.
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    (Original post by ChemistBoy)
    I think I might complain about old people in the street next time I'm in town. Hopefully they'll be told to go away by some police officers.
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    As long as they do it discretely, covering up instead of whipping out her boobies for everyone to see, it's OK.

    No, I'm not suggesting covering the baby either. Babies have big heads, that'd be sufficient for covering the breast being, um, utilised...


    Society shouldn't make women feel ashamed for feeding their children, but at the same time, women should be discrete about it.
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    It's a sad reflection on our society that something as natural as a mother feeding her baby should be outlawed when there are billboards contain semi-pornographic adverts and nobody bats an eyelid. I think it's utterly ridiculous that she was asked to stop feeding her child and I would have been tempted to tell the policeman to shove his baton up his arse and deal with some real crime.
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    (Original post by segat1)
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article...882710,00.html

    Waht does everyone think about this? Personally, I really don't have a problem with this. I don't know why everyone gets so uppity about it!!!
    Ditto. I think its embaressing when people make a fuss about this.
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    dont see the problem myself really. one of the few acts of "nudity" that has a proper purpose in public
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    (Original post by Commander V)
    the complainer was "an older member of public"
    i.e. "in my day, women didn't do this sort of thing..they also remained at home like proper women and be married off as soon as possible.."
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    In 99% of cases women cover their breast when feeding their child. There is nothing wrong with it. That peeping tom should be shot.

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    (Original post by englishstudent)
    It's a sad reflection on our society that something as natural as a mother feeding her baby should be outlawed when there are billboards contain semi-pornographic adverts and nobody bats an eyelid. I think it's utterly ridiculous that she was asked to stop feeding her child and I would have been tempted to tell the policeman to shove his baton up his arse and deal with some real crime.
    Well said.
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    Suprised they didn't get done for wasting police time...
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    It's just old people being old people.
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    How totally immature!
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    Theres no need to be silly about these things, as ong as there's discretion, but then I dont expect any breastfeeding mother really has the urge to sit on a bench flashing for the rest of the street whilst feeding her child for laughs..silly old people.
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    Wha..? It's not illegal is it? So why should a police officer have to tell her someone doesn't like it just because they don't have the guts to do it themselves. Nothing wrong with it, it's perfectly normal. You can't have a baby hungry because someone doesn't like to have to have it in their field of vision. It's not like breastfeeding mother whip them both out and have a jiggle, it's usually just a matter of getting enough exposure to let the baby have it! Flipping heck.
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    (Original post by englishstudent)
    It's a sad reflection on our society that something as natural as a mother feeding her baby should be outlawed when there are billboards contain semi-pornographic adverts and nobody bats an eyelid.
    This is exactly why some people have a problem with breastfeeding - as a society, we're now conditioned to think that the only reason someone might have for getting her tits out is to shock, offend or arouse. Whoever it was that complained to the policeman has obviously forgotten what breasts are there for in the first place.
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    *thinks of that scene from the film: me, myself and Irene* :l

    Not a problem with it whatsoever and its silly that people get offended by it.
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    In the shoe shop I work in, a mother started breastfeeding her baby whilst I was measuring her other kid's feet - whilst talking to me about the shoes she liked at the same time!
    That made me feel rather uncomfortable, but as long as there's some discretion involved then I suppose it wouldn't bother me.
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    (Original post by L.J)
    Bleuh, I think it's a bit gross. The kid's hungry? Shove a bottle in it's gob. Save the breast feeding for at home.
    Milk supplies don't work like that.
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    (Original post by L.J)
    :puke: Yuk yuk yuk yuk yuk
    *pats on head*
    There, there.
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    Wouldn't it be rather cold for breast-feeding at the moment?
    Mini-milks.
 
 
 
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