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Arizona Breastfeeding Laws

Breastfeeding in Public

Arizona law protects your right to breastfeed in public:

41-1443:  “A mother is entitled to breast-feed in any area of a public place or a place of public accommodation where the mother is otherwise lawfully present.“

13-1402.B.:  “Indecent exposure does not include an act of breast-feeding by a mother.”

 

Jury Duty

Arizona law does not address the topic of breastfeeding mothers and their jury duty responsibilities. The Court will review and rule on all requests for an excuse on a case-by-case basis.

21-202: Persons entitled to be excused from jury service:

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