Missouri state senator and physician, Rob Schaaf, agrees with Trickle and is reportedly drafting legislation exempting moms who breastfeed from jury duty across the state. Just 20 miles away in Kansas, breastfeeding women are exempt from jury duty as they are in 11 other states.
Meanwhile, Trickle must appear in court on Thursday where she will have to explain as to why she could not perform her civic duty properly, or possibly dole out an exorbitant fine, which the young mom says is equal to, “A lot of diapers.”
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