Feminists Hit DNC Over Anti-Women Policies For Convention

The DNC is apparently not too willing to spread their own money around to help out mom’s in attendance at this years shortened Democratic National Convention

(Politico) A number of local chapters of the National Organization for Women are denouncing the DNC convention rules, saying that they unfairly exclude mothers with young children.

“Women are the key to a Democratic victory, and sometimes, children are the key to women. It’s both right and smart for the Democratic Convention to behave as if children exist,” activist Gloria Steinem said in a release.

The group of southern California chapters of NOW are pointing to the lack of childcare at the conventions, as well as the difficulty female delegates have in bringing children to the convention floor. According to the activists, the DNC is requiring young children to have credentials to come onto the convention floor with their parents.

“Moms with young children 6 years of age and under who cannot be left at home, some of whom are breastfeeding, are relegated to second-class status within the Democratic Convention, unable to participate as a delegate due to antiquated policies and inadequate accommodations that were apparently in place before Women’s suffrage,” Susie Shannon, a delegate to the 2012 DNC Convention.

“The DNC requires children and babies to have a credential to enter the Convention, and then denies these credential requests from moms. The DNC credentialing process is being used as a tool to prevent mothers from participating at the Convention and is nothing short of discriminatory,” said Lindsey Horvath, president of the Hollywood NOW.

Why do Democrats hate women? And, hey, wait a minute, why are women, children, and babies required to *gasp* show their papers? This is obviously a discriminatory policy designed to intimidate those women who want to attend the DNC, and reducing them to servants of the patriarchy. In fact, a “standard government ID” is required for attendance for all!

The DNC has stated that there is a list of private childcare companies available. For a fee. Because Dems aren’t willing to use their own money.

Crossed at Right Wing News and Stop The ACLU.

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One Response to “Feminists Hit DNC Over Anti-Women Policies For Convention”

  1. Gumball_Brains says:

    oh the irony. it burrrrrrnnnnnnsssss

    Question, why would a mom want to bring their breastfeeding baby of 6 years of age to a convention, let alone to the convention floor?

    Hey, Dem moms. that’s bad. Real men should stand up and protect their children from that lunacy.

    Besides, if rules are that you have to be a delegate to be on the floor, then that’s the rules.

    And, if you are really still in the breastfeeding stage, should you be traveling to a far-away DNC convention? I may be old-fashioned and a bit protective, but…

    Going back to work (locally) and using a breastpump is one thing. Going to visit relatives with your new child is one thing. But leaving for a number of days to just attend a convention with your new babies??????? That to me is uncaring, selfish, narcissistic, and a deeply sad statement about the current mindset of these dem women.

    But then, that’s me.

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