Students seek to overturn rule on gay blood donors in Virginia, Minnesota monument to stop selling pipes from sacred stone, and more This conversation is moderated according to USA TODAY’s community rules. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. Birmingham: Advocates for breastfeeding say employers in the state should do a better job of allowing the practice at work. At least 29 states have laws that protect breastfeeding and pumping breast milk at work – but Alabama is not among them, Al.com reports. The state has the third-lowest breastfeeding rate in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alabama mothers tend to quit breastfeeding sooner than women elsewhere, says Gayle Whatley, a registered nurse and vice chairwoman of the Alabama Breastfeeding Committee. She says that’s happening because of the lack of knowledge and support from their employers. Once women head back to work, that’s when breastfeeding rates “dramatically drop off,” Whatley says. Anchorage: The Anchorage School District has received a donation of high-end guitars that were bound for Hong Kong before they were confiscated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic...