Tag Archives: ACLU

Sex offenders get scarlet pumpkin

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Years ago we moved into a new neighborhood in Chicago, and as it was the first floor apartment of a two flat as Halloween approached we stocked up on candy in anticipation of trick-or-treaters. We thought we had a pretty good handle on the ratio of kids in the area, but unfortunately we did not […]

Toys ‘R Us Issues Formal Response to ACLU

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After stumbling upon Jessica’s recent post about Toys ‘R Us allegedly harrassing a breastfeeding mother, TRU’s PR manager forwarded us two letters that went out today to the New York Civil Liberties Union in a clear effort to try and stave off the NYCLU’s veiled threat of a lawsuit. One is from Gerald L. Storch, […]

ACLU threatens to sue Toys ‘R Us over breastfeeding offense

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According to the New York Sun, a woman who was breastfeeding in a NYC Toys ‘R Us was asked by several sales associates to move to their private nursing room in the store’s basement. The controversy stems from how and why she was asked. Toys ‘R Us is claiming that the associates merely asked her if […]