public policy http://kplu.org en Seattle Parks allows breast-cancer survivor to swim without top http://kplu.org/post/seattle-parks-allows-breast-cancer-survivor-swim-without-top <p>A breast-cancer survivor has won the right to swim without a top in Seattle&rsquo;s public pools.&nbsp;</p><p>Jodi Jaecks has been seeking permission to swim topless since February, saying swim tops irritated the scars from her double mastectomy.&nbsp; <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018485244_swimmer.html">The Seattle Times reports</a> the city put off her request for months but made a decision yesterday after <a href="http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/cover-up/Content?oid=13970858">The Stranger reported her story</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:30:55 +0000 Amelia Greim 5363 at http://kplu.org Seattle Parks allows breast-cancer survivor to swim without top Seattle council protects public breastfeeding http://kplu.org/post/seattle-council-protects-public-breastfeeding <p>The Seattle City Council has made it illegal for businesses and others to ask mothers to stop breastfeeding, to cover up or move to a different location.</p><p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 22:25:24 +0000 The Associated Press 4693 at http://kplu.org