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Military Moms Breastfeeding in Uniform Stir Controversy (What has happened to this country?)
yahoo ^ | 5/30/2012 | By Lylah M. Alphonse

Posted on 05/30/2012 5:45:25 PM PDT by tobyhill

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1 posted on 05/30/2012 5:45:30 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

I don’t mind when another woman breastfeeds but she should be discreet about it.


2 posted on 05/30/2012 5:47:09 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

These women didn’t even attempt to be discreet, they posed for a picture.


3 posted on 05/30/2012 5:49:12 PM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: tobyhill

It’s just a “15 minutes” thing. A crock of ... I’m not looking forward to the Homos in Uniform cover.


4 posted on 05/30/2012 5:50:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: tobyhill

There is nothing wrong with breastfeeding, but making a public display out of it is just wrong.


5 posted on 05/30/2012 5:52:22 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: tobyhill

There is nothing wrong with breastfeeding, in or out of uniform. The is nothing to see here, just babies eating.
According to the article this was a candid picture.


6 posted on 05/30/2012 5:52:57 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: tobyhill

Discression is the better valor, which includes in regards to breastfeeding babies.


7 posted on 05/30/2012 5:54:56 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tobyhill

Now that is something you don't see everyday...

8 posted on 05/30/2012 5:56:18 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: tobyhill

I have so much respect for those who serve. I’m also a nursing mother (counting down the days lol!). I don’t think moms should serve. There. I wrote it. It’s not PC and I don’t care.


9 posted on 05/30/2012 5:59:26 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: goodwithagun

Agree with you 100% - once you are pregnant, you go home & take care of your child. Such a dinosaur I am.


10 posted on 05/30/2012 6:03:41 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: tobyhill

It’s downhill from here, particularly with militant queers in uniform. The feminized/homosexualized military will be all too recognizable in the very near future, the old military will not. But, that’s what liberalism does, i.e., destroys. Ah yes, Obama, the transformational president.


11 posted on 05/30/2012 6:06:13 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: tobyhill

The TIME OUT generation.


12 posted on 05/30/2012 6:07:33 PM PDT by Iron Munro (If you want total security go to prison. The only thing lacking is freedom. D. D. Eisenhower)
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13 posted on 05/30/2012 6:18:15 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: svcw

Nothing wrong with breastfeeding but how about a little privacy?


14 posted on 05/30/2012 6:18:38 PM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: tobyhill

This is an excellent illustration of how utterly wrong is the pretense that women are warriors.

Women are not warriors, no matter how many laws you pass or how much brain washing you do.

Warriors don’t suckle children.

And any male who wants women to be warriors is not a real man.

If you love a woman, you don’t want her to be a soldier of any kind except in an auxiliary role.


15 posted on 05/30/2012 6:19:06 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Bratch

LOL. That’s funny.


16 posted on 05/30/2012 6:19:52 PM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: tobyhill

There are lots of perfectly natural, acceptable things that you don’t do in public and in uniform.

This is one of them.


17 posted on 05/30/2012 6:20:56 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (I made a prank call...pretended I was a mime.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Excuse me: udderly wrong.


18 posted on 05/30/2012 6:24:10 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: tobyhill

Privacy? The baby doesn’t care where they are.


19 posted on 05/30/2012 6:27:51 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy

Discretion is the key. I took a lot of pisses in uniform, but I sure didn’t invite a photographer to take my picture in action. I kissed my wife while in uniform, but not while in public view.

And I seem to recall something about wearing a uniform while trying to push a political agenda...what was that silly reg? No matter. I’m sure it has been gone for some time now.


20 posted on 05/30/2012 6:29:16 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (A conservative can't please a liberal unless he jumps in front of a bus or off of a cliff)
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To: svcw
That is definitely posing for the camera in uniform and that's where I draw the line.
21 posted on 05/30/2012 6:30:30 PM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: Teflonic; 3D-JOY; 50mm; AGreatPer; Bockscar; calcowgirl; cindy-true-supporter; concretebob; ...
Gee whiz Mom, the combat boots are a real turn off! ... sort of ...

21½ posted on 05/30/2012 9:33:15 PM EDT by Bret Feid (LUNCHTIME!)

To: 3D-Joy; 50mm; AGreatPer; Bockscar; calcowgirl; cindyTrueSupporter; concretebob; Disco Dave; ...
ping!

If you want off my ping list get over it!


22 posted on 05/30/2012 6:33:41 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: windcliff; stylecouncilor

Loose lips sink, err, busted ping


23 posted on 05/30/2012 6:38:41 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: tobyhill
Scott suggests that the issue might have less to do with the uniform and more to do with our own internal conflicts. "I think a lot of people think that you can't be a mom and be a soldier," she says.

Some people aren't meant to be soldiers - soldiering is not about conducting "awareness" campaigns with images of yourself in knowingly provocative and out-of-uniform activities, however natural or maternal/paternal.

24 posted on 05/30/2012 6:40:34 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: tobyhill; izzatzo

We now have day care centers and nursery schools on aircraft carriers. Marines wear fake boobs during training, so they can relate Tina and Susie.

Slam a couple of 6 packs...All this will seem funny.


25 posted on 05/30/2012 6:41:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Teflonic
I'm sure their husbands are soooooooo proud of them !

(And the women's parents)

26 posted on 05/30/2012 6:47:17 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: tobyhill

So, it’s admirable that Elizabeth Warren was (allegedly) the first woman to take the bar exam while breast-feeding, whereas this is horrible ... help!


27 posted on 05/30/2012 6:49:56 PM PDT by JOPO
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To: Sioux-san

I thought once pregnant they were honorably discharged.


28 posted on 05/30/2012 7:01:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: tobyhill

Years ago, the military ladies with children would depart for a private place and use a breast pump.

When you’re in uniform and on duty, certain activities aren’t quite appropriate.


29 posted on 05/30/2012 7:01:52 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: dragnet2

“We now have day care centers and nursery schools on aircraft carriers.”

Links? Not that I doubt you but that seems so WRONG on so many levels. Nurseries on a warship? Really?


30 posted on 05/30/2012 7:07:57 PM PDT by narses
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To: tobyhill
The photos don't bother me in the least. The three year old boy suckling does.

I remember the movie THE WILD BUNCH which some critic back in 1979 got upset with Mexican women with bandoleers of ammo strapped around them were shown suckling babies.

31 posted on 05/30/2012 7:11:10 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Nice work if you can get it, EVITA. On BROADWAY last week.!)
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To: Teflonic

Now all we need is to add in one of them firing a weapon at the enemy with her free hand.

Oy vey ...just don’t know what to think anymore.

This was posed, so some NUT JOB could make a point. That’s all. Try not to think about it too much.


32 posted on 05/30/2012 7:26:01 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Secret Agent Man

My niece is in the Air Force and has had two children since she enlisted. My step sister served in the Navy 15 years, when she had her twins she asked for a discharge which was granted, she forty when they were born so I am sure that had something to do with it.


33 posted on 05/30/2012 7:26:16 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Secret Agent Man

My niece is in the Air Force and has had two children since she enlisted. My step sister served in the Navy 15 years, when she had her twins she asked for a discharge which was granted, she forty when they were born so I am sure that had something to do with it.


34 posted on 05/30/2012 7:26:16 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Teflonic

Gonna be a sad day for the young’uns when they’re torn away from their mother’s breasts when their unit is activated.


35 posted on 05/30/2012 7:31:26 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: I Drive Too Fast

LOL


36 posted on 05/30/2012 7:45:47 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: tobyhill

Thirty-two years in the military (so far) and two children. Never, not once, did I ever breast feed in public. It would never have crossed my mind to do so in uniform. I pumped in private as well. My youngest is 15, so it wasn’t all that long ago.

This simply shocks me.


37 posted on 05/30/2012 7:52:12 PM PDT by ODC-GIRL (We live in interesting times)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I think you can get an honorable discharge if you want one, but have read about military women, married and single, with their newborns being cared for by Gram or a friend while they are deployed. So, from what I can tell, you don’t have to be discharged.


38 posted on 05/30/2012 7:59:39 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: ODC-GIRL

How is this in any way shocking? The military has been Oprah-fied, and any woman in the service has been part of it. Men can’t be warriors when women are around, period. And women are pathetic when pretending to be warriors. I would say that the only exceptions are butchy lesbians.

Today’s military is a joke with women in it - it is Obama’s dream.


39 posted on 05/30/2012 8:02:42 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Rebelbase

Sad yes, and we all will be asked to feel sorry for them and take some sort of special measures to make it seem more humane.

What sort of pathetic mom would have children at the breast knowing she could get deployed next week? And what kind of woman would pretend she was a real soldier when she knows she can put in for a discharge to take care of her newborn?

Women “soldiers” are 100% bad for the military.


40 posted on 05/30/2012 8:09:08 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Sioux-san

Yes, it’s so “honorable” to engage in activities that can cause pregnancy knowing you can just ask for a discharge if you feel like it later.


41 posted on 05/30/2012 8:11:34 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse; Tax-chick; tet68
When you’re in uniform and on duty, certain activities aren’t quite appropriate.

The military itself seems keen on glorifying homo homecoming kisses by sending over their own photogs to record and publish these perverse public displays, so down the slippery slope it is. Always plenty of self-centered attention ho's who will rush in for their 15 min., no matter how offensive, inappropriate, or antisocial their behavior is.

The common thread with these "uniform violations" is the sick need to besmirch, defile, and profane the whole concept of wearing a United States military uniform with honor, dignity, and respect. Gee what kind of people would be interested in promoting and coordinating such abominations?

42 posted on 05/30/2012 8:13:10 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Notwithstanding

http://www.amazon.com/Weak-Link-Feminization-American-Military/dp/B00412PVUW


43 posted on 05/30/2012 8:15:07 PM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: tobyhill

Maybe we should just be thankful there haven’t as yet been any photos of homosexual troops doing each other in the bus station restroom or at a highway rest stop.

No doubt, however, THAT must be listed under, “Our American Future.”


44 posted on 05/30/2012 8:16:40 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Notwithstanding

Will have to agree to disagree. I have served in a behind the lines/scenes role, freeing up men to be frontline warriors. Nor do I watch Oprah. Not a butch lesbian either.


45 posted on 05/30/2012 8:18:06 PM PDT by ODC-GIRL (We live in interesting times)
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To: svcw

Boy, do I have some swampland to sell you if you don’t think that is staged.


46 posted on 05/30/2012 8:20:55 PM PDT by bramps (Newt was the one, but Romney will do.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Translation: if she does not ask for the discharge she is a pathetic mother, and if she does ask for the discharge she is a pathetic soldier. This so because women are pathetic soldiers and the military is no place for social experiments.


47 posted on 05/30/2012 8:20:59 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: tobyhill

They aren’t “military” moms. They are moms stealing a salary pretending to be soldiers.


48 posted on 05/30/2012 8:21:19 PM PDT by DManA
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To: tobyhill

OOH-EMM-GEE

PEOPLE NEVER HAD TO BREASTFEED BEFORE THIS ... BEFORE THIS ... uh, nevermind.


49 posted on 05/30/2012 8:25:09 PM PDT by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: tobyhill
Scott suggests that the issue might have less to do with the uniform and more to do with our own internal conflicts. "I think a lot of people think that you can't be a mom and be a soldier," she says.

Scott doesn't know the difference between a soldier and an airman.

50 posted on 05/30/2012 8:25:57 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (I made a prank call...pretended I was a mime.)
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