Debate on breastfeeding in public breaks out
Nowadays, it's acceptable to reveal almost anything. Topless sunbathing is the norm, and scantily clad but physically perfect figures are widely used in advertising. However, there is one type of exposure which some still seem to regard as indecent.
Nowadays there's very little of the human body that it is not acceptable to reveal. Topless sunbathing is the norm, and scantily clad but physically perfect figures - female and male - are used in all sorts of advertising campaigns. However, there's one type of exposure which some people still seem to regard as indecent.
When a young mother in the Swiss town of Frutigen went out for lunch to a local restaurant, she got a big surprise. She decided to breastfeed her two month-old daughter, because the baby had begun to cry. The restaurant owner asked her to leave, saying his other guests were offended.
Who is right in such a case? Many mothers say it is ridiculous that, in a restaurant of all places, a baby is not permitted to satisfy its hunger. But others say it is not fair to put other guests in a position where they do not know where to look, especially when they are paying to eat out. And many believe the landlord should have the final say over who is allowed onto his premises.
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