New York now requires changing tables in public men’s restrooms

(CNN)Change is coming to men’s restrooms in New York — and it’s going to be a big help to fathers all over the state. There was no previous state law that required changing tables in bathrooms used by the public, according to a statement from the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo when the legislation passed. “Parents and caregivers of young children often struggle to find a safe, sanitary place to change their child’s diaper,” the statement said. “In addition, when changing tables are available, they are disproportionately available in only women’s restrooms.” State Sen. Brad Hoylman, who wrote the legislation, said in a statement, “It’s not just moms who change diapers. Dads need to step up and do their part …