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Wed May 11, 2022, 01:11 AM

mom forced to explain how lactating breasts work to male TSA agents

Where is the baby they asked.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/breastfeeding-mom-claims-tsa-embarrassed-her-in-horrible-experience/ar-AAX88a0?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=ab31cc8c85994e569241d73ce809779e

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The mom was planning to pump before her five-hour flight, she said, but was stopped by two male TSA agents. They said she could not bring the ice packs because they were not frozen solid.

breastfeeding mom says she was humiliated by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while attempting to fly with ice packs for her milk at LAX airport in Los Angeles, California.

Emily Calandrelli, a science education television host, shared her story Tuesday in a Twitter thread that has amassed thousands of reactions.

"Yesterday was my 1st trip away from my 10wk old son, who I'm currently breastfeeding," Calandrelli explained. "I'm going through security at LAX. I brought my pump and 2 ice packs—only 1 of which was cold (I won't need the other until I come home, when I'll have more milk)."

The mom was planning to pump before her five-hour flight, she said, but was stopped by two male TSA agents. They said she could not bring the ice packs because they were not frozen solid.

But, as the mom pointed out, TSA rules specify that "medically necessary gel ice packs in reasonable quantities are allowed regardless of their physical state of matter (e.g., melted or slushy)." Regularly emptying her breasts and feeding her baby was medically necessary, she argued.

"Yesterday I was humiliated that I had to explain to 3 grown men that my breasts still produce milk when I'm not with my child," Calandrelli said. "Yesterday I was embarrassed telling them about my fear of mastitis if I didn't pump. Today I'm furious."

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Demovictory9 May 11 OP
Cheezoholic May 11 #1
speak easy May 11 #2
obamanut2012 May 11 #3
Irish_Dem May 11 #4

Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2022, 03:15 AM

1. Seriously man

even without Roe/privacy being official yet, if one takes 30 seconds to change perspective when looking at our society, we're already 90% a fucking christofascist authoritarian police state. Its easy for the repukes to seal the deal. Fight to the death, fuck these assholes.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2022, 03:57 AM

2. man forced to explain how erecting penis works to female TSA agents

u won't read about it

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Response to speak easy (Reply #2)

Wed May 11, 2022, 04:03 AM

3. What does an erect penis have to do with expressing milk?

Wth

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Response to obamanut2012 (Reply #3)

Wed May 11, 2022, 07:39 AM

4. Men never have to explain or defend how their body parts work.

Men are not shamed and humiliated in public like women are.

Most women can give many examples of this.

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