TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:
- A mother nursing her child in the Tulsa Municipal Courthouse says a court official allegedly told her to go to the bathroom.
- City officials told FOX23 a city employee is on administrative leave in connection with the breastfeeding incident.
- A witness, Savannah Bannon, who is also a soon-to-be mother, told FOX23 the woman was discretely feeding her baby when the employee told her to leave the area. Bannon says she and the nursing mother filed a complaint with the court administer.
- According to Oklahoma House Bill 2102, "Mothers have the right to breastfeed anywhere they have a right to be, and shall be excused from jury duty upon request,"
- Bannon posted on Facebook. The post sparked outrage throughout the community.
- Several mothers plan to have a "nurse in" at the courthouse at 9 a.m. on Friday.
- City officials confirm a complaint was filed, but they can not comment on personnel issues.
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