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Published:May 15th, 2013 19:15 EST

Walmart Apologizes For Refusing To Print Breastfeeding Photo

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Walmart has apologized to an Edmonton-area mother after staff refused to print a photo of her breastfeeding her child, deeming it inappropriate


Kayla Andre`s husband just wanted to print and frame a photo of his wife nursing their son as a Mother`s Day gift, but staff working in the Spruce Grove Walmart photo department deemed it a violation of the company`s policy against printing photos with nudity."

Huffington Post

Female breasts are eroticized and featured prominently in movies, television shows and commercials.  It`s hard to think of a movie where an actress doesn`t display her naked breasts or at least show an insane amount of cleavage.

We sometimes forget that mammary glands are utilitarian: They provide comfort and nourishment for infants.

A photograph of a mother nursing her infant speaks of maternal love and concern, only a deviant would derive erotic pleasure from such a photograph.

And only a moron or a prude would consider a photo of a mom breastfeeding her baby to be offensive or inappropriate.

Walmart did the right thing by apologizing to the mother.

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