Suburban moms rise up to back paid family leave

Commentary | April 4, 2007 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Last Thursday legislators and lobbyists in Olympia were greeted with a unique form of political performance art. Walking from one building to another, they all passed by a display of "onesies." For those of us who may have forgotten, these are infant undershirts that snap at the crotch for easy diaper changing. Now why would anyone want to decorate and hang up 250 "onesies" in the state capitol? The "onesie" exhibitors brought attention to the need for family leave insurance in our state. They are part of a new organization called MomsRising.

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