Saturday, July 4, 2015

Quickies: Words Fail Me Dept.

     I thought I could relax, it being Declaration of Independence day. I expected my afternoon news sweep to be perfunctory. I hardly expected to encounter an outrage quite this outrageous:

     Over the years some high schools have tried to ban things like soda. And yet they are going in another direction. That schools are having questionable sex education programs and on-campus clinics isn’t enough anymore.

     One high school in Seattle is now implanting intrauterine devices (IUD), as well as other forms of birth control. The IUD is known as a long acting reversible contraception, and may even act as an abortifacient. So, a young teen in Seattle can’t get a coke at her high school, but she can have a device implanted into her uterus, which can unknowingly kill her unborn child. Or, if she uses another method, she can increase her chances of health risks for herself, especially if using a new method. Birth control has even been the tragic cause of death for some young women.

     The high school, Chief Sealth International, a public school, began offering the devices in 2010, made possible by a Medicaid program known as Take Charge and a non-profit, Neighborcare.

     Students can receive the device or other method free of cost and without their parent’s insurance. And while it’s lauded that the contraception is confidential, how can it be beneficial for a parent-child relationship when the parents don’t even know the devices or medication their daughter is using?

     Granted that Seattle is about as far to the left as American cities get. Granted that to send one’s daughter to a “public” school in this day and age is a passive acquiescence to governmental indoctrination and other varieties of child abuse. Granted that parents are carefully kept ignorant of practices such as the ones chronicled above.

     That story is 22 days old...and I’ve only just learned about it, courtesy of the indefatigable, impossible to overpraise Sara Noble:

     [Long-acting reversible contraceptives] have some serious side effects such as uterine perforation and infection. IUDs, specifically, can also act as abortifacients by preventing the implantation of a fertilized egg. Not every parent is okay with that but they don’t have a say.

     They know best and you have nothing to say about it.

     How many Seattle parents are unaware of this?

     It’s time for drastic action...and I mean drastic.

     Government in the United States has turned wholly evil.
     You can accept it, or you can rise up on your hind legs and act.
     What, then, must we do – no, strike that: what will you do?

     The time for choosing is upon us.

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