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Aug. 28th, 2012

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/08/20/3467575/womens-group-slams-dnc-for-not.html#storylink=cpy

Women’s group slams DNC for not providing child care

National Organization for Women chapters denounce ‘discrimination against moms’


They also banned children (including breastfeeding babies) from the convention floor, unless they have full credentials.

Personally, I wouldn't bring a child to a political convention because of all the noise and all the people.
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jfitz
Sep. 7th, 2012 01:27 am (UTC)
Credentials and non-children are quite common at cons. I've attended cons for topics as mundane as software development, and they had restricted attendance to majors (that is, above 18 years) with no children allow -- period. (No day care, either.) Some cons are a bit more lenient, but all have required badges for all attendees. Sci-fi cons tend to be the exception, allowing babes in arms and children.

I suspect that this is more of an insurance/venue requirement and not a political statement. (Really, which political party is going to take a stand against motherhood?)
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