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"Most child care centers won't accept a child without an adequate supply of diapers, preventing low-income families from enrolling their child in child care and returning to work," she said.
"These families should not have to choose between purchasing basic household needs and buying diapers." "No family should have to choose between buying diapers for their child or buying groceries — but that is exactly the situation many families face every day," added DeLauro. "Diapers are a matter of basic hygiene, and they are expensive."
A statement from Lee indicates the money would be sent to cities, states and nonprofit groups, which would then help distribute diapers.
"We need to have the conviction that low-income women should be able to access all the reproductive options,” said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), a member of the Appropriations Committee and leader of the Pro-Choice Caucus.
originally posted by: ketsuko
We have how many "money for the poor" programs and people still can't provide diapers?!
Reps. Barbara Lee of California and Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut on Thursday introduced the End Diaper Need Act. The bill is sponsored by other high-profile Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
originally posted by: matafuchs
Scare tactics. Now, what is even better is these are the same people. who want to spend money on diapers and at the same time fund abortion.