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Massachusetts has over 40 laws specific to breastfeeding, hair and homeschool? Here's what we think you should know...

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Ayanna Pressley (D)

Ayanna Pressley (D)

Seeks to reduce disciplinary practices for certain hair styles.

Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)

Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)

Wants to treat diapers as a qualified medical expense for tax deductions.

Adam Hinds (D)

Adam Hinds (D)

Hopes to only allow licensed individuals to use the label "lactation consultant."

Massachusetts Law

Massachusetts Law

An employer can not discriminate against a lactating mother.

James Eldridge (D)

James Eldridge (D)

Proposes free public higher education to all (including homeschoolers).

Massachusetts Law

Massachusetts Law

Sets 6 as the mandatory minimum school age.

Massachusetts Law

Massachusetts Law

An overview of school attendance and exceptions.

Antonio Cabral (D)

Antonio Cabral (D)

Hopes to make full day kindergarten mandatory.

Danielle Gregoire (D)

Danielle Gregoire (D)

Outlines eligibility for donor milk. For example infants under 6 months with low body weight.

Corey Booker (D)

Corey Booker (D)

Seeks to prohibit discrimination based on hair texture or style.