July 6, 2022

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California lawmaker Buffy Wicks brings newborn baby to state assembly floor for vote

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California politician Buffy Wicks was forced to bring her newbown baby on the state assembly floor after she was denied a proxy vote. Wicks, who gave birth to a daughter in late July via C-section, had requested to vote by proxy two weeks prior and cited Covid-19 concerns. After her request was denied by the assembly speaker, Anthony Rendon, vision of Wicks nursing her child while speaking about a bill  was shared widely online by prominent political figures including Hillary Clinton
‘Every woman’s been there’: California lawmaker who held newborn while voting calls for change

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