Hands Off My Pg Belly!

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Hands Off My Pg Belly!
Mon, 10-28-2013 - 4:09pm

How do you think you will handle complete strangers touching your pregnant belly without asking first?  It does happen, and can actually be against the law: 

So, there are clearly some very smart lawmakers in Pennsylvania, where they’re reminding citizens of a law that states it’s illegal to invasively touch a woman’s pregnant tummy, Pittsburgh’s WPXI reports. That's considered harassment.

We’re not sure why the public feels a preggo belly is open season for rubs or pats or even full-on feels from total strangers, but most expecting moms have experienced some random person touching their bump in the grocery store line, at school pickup, while waiting in line at the post office...you name it.

The station says the recent reminder to keep your hands to yourself comes on the heels of a current lawsuit.

Read more: http://www.ivillage.com/pregnant-women-protected-against-belly-rubs-new-law/6-a-550998

What do you think about the law?