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Hilary Duff's Daughter Banks, 3, Slammed For Not Being In A Car Seat: 'It's The Law For A Child Her Age'

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Jan. 3 2022, Published 12:12 p.m. ET

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Breaking the rules! Hilary Duff's eldest daughter, Banks, 3, was spotted riding around with her Younger costar Molly Bernard when fans couldn't help but notice that she should be in a car seat.

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According to California law, any child under 2 has to be in a car seat until they are either 40 pounds or more or 40 inches or taller, meaning that Banks would have to be in a booster seat or car seat.

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"you heard the girl @alyssaedwards_1 @rupaulsdragrace @hilaryduff @matthewkoma next up: backrolls," Bernard captioned a video and a slew of photos of the two of them in the back of a vehicle.

But many concerned fans took to the comments section to call out the actress, 34.

One person wrote, "She is so cute!!!!! But why is she not in a car seat😬😬😬😬😬, it is the law for a child her age," while another added, "Why isn’t she strapped in safely 😥."

A third user stated, "She adorable but shouldn’t she be in a booster seat?"

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This is hardly the first time Duff has been mom-shamed. In 2019, she pierced Banks' ears, and people were not happy with her decision.

“She has enough hair for a pony. Oh and yes we pierced her ears,” the blonde babe wrote via Instagram at the time.

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“I can’t fathom why you would you think it’s OK to have your daughter’s ears pierced. Causing her a tremendous amount of pain and discomfort,” one person fumed.

One user defended Duff, writing, "Parents have been doing this for YEARS! It’s not painful and not a big deal so back off! Do what you will with your own child.”

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In November, the Younger alum decided to pierce her daughter Mae's ears — but this time around, she was ready for the backlash.

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“Yes! I pierced her ears today,” she captioned a photo of her tot rocking her new earrings. “Can’t wait for the internet to call me a child abuser … again. Lesss go.”

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