Archive for February, 2014

Paula observes National Breastfeeding Month by calling for paid maternity leave in the U.S.

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding is the best way to give your baby a good start in life, in terms of nutrition, protection from disease and emotional bonding. It would be easier for American women to breastfeed their babies if the US provided paid maternity leave for new mothers. The United States is the […]

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The Farm Bill

A Green farm bill would make sure that all American citizens were well fed, farmers received just compensation, animals are treated humanely, and our topsoil and water conserved and protected. The Farm Bill passed by this Congress and signed by President Obama did none of those things. Millions of Americans will have less money for […]

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