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Rubbing Pregnant Women's Bellies Illegal In PA

Rubbing Pregnant Women's Bellies Illegal In PA

(Lauren Evans) Pregnancy is uncomfortable enough without the threat of strange passersby running their hands over your stomach—what makes them think this type of behavior is acceptable? It's not the same as pausing to pet someone's dog. It's a stomach. It's still a body part.

To combat this scourge of poor form, Pennsylvania has renewed an already extant law that bans overly enthusiastic strangers from groping pregnant women's bellies. Residents of the state apparently needed to be reminded that its illegal to harass a woman just because she's with child.

Read More: Gothamist

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