Meghan Markle Stands Up For Working Moms, Continues to Outrage Republicans

Meghan Markle in a Ponytail

When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry first moved to America, there was widespread debate how the couple would and should wield their considerable influence.

Fans hoped that the Sussexes would involve themselves in politics and humanitarian causes, while critics cautioned that doing so would create considerable controversy.

The situation came to a head back in October, when Meghan wrote an open letter to Congress urging members to pass a bill ensuring paid family leave for all Americans.

Several Republican politicians were critical of the move, but it seems that Meghan wasn’t terribly bothered by the backlash.

According to a new press release from Marshall Plan For Moms, Meghan has once again taken up the cause of working class families by helping to establish the National Business Coalition for Child Care.

 “Families everywhere, and especially working moms, are asked to shoulder so much,” Meghan is quoted in the statement.

“This has only been heightened by the pandemic, with increased caregiving responsibilities, rising prices, and economic uncertainty. As it’s been said many times, it takes a village to raise a child,” the Duchess of Sussex continued.

“Today, we’re sending a message that childcare isn’t just a community imperative—it’s a business imperative. Creating a stronger workforce starts with meeting the needs of families,” 

Meghan’s comments echo remarks that she made in last year’s letter to Congress.

“No family should have to choose between earning a living and having the freedom to take care of their child (or a loved one, or themselves, as we would see with a comprehensive paid leave plan),” she wrote.

Clearly, the Duchess is not in the mood to shy away from controversy these days.

Her latest foray into the political arena comes on the heels of a surprising story involving a prominent Democrat.

In a recent interview with Newsweek, Joe Biden’s sister, Valerie Biden Owens, suggested …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip


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