ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

No Embarrassment in These Nursing Students’ Campaign

The Nursing Student Association’s CSUF chapter is conducting a drive to collect feminine hygiene products with two goals in mind — to donate supplies to a local women’s shelter and to draw attention to two bills pending in the state Assembly.

Called Lux on Her Side, the campaign aims to collect 6,300 products to donate to the Women’s Transitional Living Center in Fullerton — enough for about a three-month supply. Unopened boxes can be dropped off through April 24 at the WoMen's Center (UH-205) and Nusing Simulation Lab (KHS-182).

The two bills the students want to draw attention to are AB9 and AB10, sponsored by Rep. Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). AB9 would remove the 8 percent sales and use taxes on tampons, sanitary napkins and other menstrual products. AB10 would require all schools to keep restrooms stocked with menstrual supplies. 

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