OPINION (FaithWire) – Popular magazine Teen Vogue recently published content on Snapchat explaining to teenagers how to get abortions. “How to Get an Abortion if You’re a Teen” is the name of the social media series — a repurposing of content in an article the magazine published in June under the same title. The content encourages underage teenagers to tell their parents about their desire to have abortions because “no matter what your parents’ abstract views are, they might behave far more tenderly when their own child needs access to abortion care.” However, if that’s not a viable option, the magazine then walks teens

through the steps they need to take to usurp their parents in order to terminate a pregnancy. Elizabeth Johnston, the author of the conservative Activist Mommy blog, rebuked the magazine — which is no longer in print, but still creates internet-based content — for advising girls on “how to get an abortion without her pro-life parents knowing about it.” “Unborn children have no rights, but teenage children should have all right to bodily autonomy, including consent to dangerous, irreversible procedures like abortion without their parent’s involvement?” she wrote. READ MORE


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