And we wonder why our society is in such deep, deep trouble. Look no further than Los Angeles, where teenagers can now receive “free” birth control of all types at school, and the parent’s won’t be told of their child’s actions — by law. And guess who’s in the middle of it — the biggest abortion provider of them all, Planned Parenthood.
So, let’s see. Let’s give medication with serious consequences based on serious, adult behavior. And let’s give it to kids who admit they aren’t responsible enough to remember to take medication, let alone understand what they’re being encouraged to do.
The 16-year-old student said she felt relieved to know that she could visit the clinic without telling her mother. “Just knowing you can come somewhere to get birth control just feels good,” she said. ‘It’s a relief.”
Once in the student was in exam room, Medrano explained how birth control worked and gave her the options: a patch, a ring, pills or a shot. The girl chose the shot, which lasts for 12 weeks. “I’m gonna forget the patch or the pill,” she said.
And yes, it’s even being touted by one supporter as a great pre-prom planning idea! Once again, Planned Parenthood is right in the middle of this mess.
Planned Parenthood also trains Roosevelt students as peer advocates to talk to their classmates about STDs and pregnancy prevention. Aurora Bermeo, a student who has worked as a peer advocate, said she tried to get the word out about the free care. In advance of the prom, the advocates made presentations and handed out fliers.
“It’s super important,” she said. “When prom season comes around, things happen…. We try to get them on birth control.”
There’s only thing missing in this super-duper “free” at-school service: the parents. Sad and shameful.
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