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Democrats Think Teens Can Kill Babies And Sterilize Themselves But 18 Is Too Young For Self Defense


REPORTED BY: ELLE REYNOLDS | JUNE 09, 2022

Read more at https://thefederalist.com/2022/06/09/democrats-think-teens-can-kill-babies-and-sterilize-themselves-but-18-is-too-young-for-self-defense/

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Unlike committing an abortion or pumping your child full of hormones, the legal purchase or ownership of a gun does not cause anyone harm.

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The same party that wants to raise the legal age for rifle purchases to 21 is also pushing to let minors kill preborn babies and mutilate their own genitals. American adults aged 18-20 already aren’t allowed to purchase handguns (and many states don’t allow them to obtain a concealed carry permit), more or less blocking them from practicing the basic self-defense precaution of stowing a defensive weapon to stop a bad guy with a gun. Now, Second Amendment deniers also want to bar these Americans from owning a rifle, a popular choice for home defense.

But while Democrats want to punish millions of law-abiding, prospective young gun owners for the evil, disturbed actions of a few of their peers, they’re also demanding that kids far younger be allowed to commit infanticide and mutilate their own bodies.

Letting Teens Commit Baby Murder

The radical abortion bill that Democrats renewed after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade sought to virtually eliminate any restrictions on abortion up to the point of birth. Minors are already allowed to obtain abortions, but the legislation would also nuke state laws mandating parental notification for such young girls. Lest you think this is an incidental inclusion, Democrats have specifically attacked state parental notification laws.

Planned Parenthood’s website doesn’t even try not to sound like a pervert offering kids candy: “If you’re under 18, you may or may not have to tell a parent in order to get an abortion,” it teases.

The ACLU estimates that 350,000 girls younger than 18 get pregnant in America every year, and that 31 percent (or roughly 108,500) of them choose to terminate their babies’ lives. There were 652,639 abortions reported to the Centers for Disease Control in 2014; in the same year, the Guttmacher Institute found that 0.2 percent of abortions — or roughly 1,300 — were executed on girls 14 years old or younger.

Fighting for these young, impressionable girls to get abortions doesn’t just push them into the commission of murder, with the likely accompaniment of lifelong guilt, it also subjects them to trauma themselves. Sarah Eubanks, a former abortion facility employee, described one 12-year-old girl whose grandmother brought her in for an abortion:

I remember that look on her face that she just didn’t understand what was going on. She didn’t want to be there. She started moving around and the doctor said, ‘You need to hold her down.’ I did put my hands on her and said ‘You have to settle down, you gotta be still, you’re gonna hurt yourself. You have to be still.’ And within an instant, she pushed her feet out of the stirrups and started running down the hall with the speculum in her vagina with blood running down her legs. The doctor said, ‘I’m not touching this.’ She was that upset. She just didn’t want to be there. She was screaming.

The hundreds of thousands of preborn babies’ lives lost to the abortionist’s scalpel every year haven’t dampened Democrats’ desires to let adolescent girls (or any women) make the decision to take a human life. But at the same time, the left will throw gun death numbers in your face to push their anti-gun agenda, even when firearm-related homicides are a fraction of abortion numbers, and are far outpaced by defensive gun use. Pew reported 19,384 murders involving a firearm in 2020, compared to up to 3 million “defensive gun uses by victims” per year, according to a CDC study.

Not only do Democrats want to let children kill their babies, they want to let children make damaging and irreversible changes to their own bodies.

Letting Children Sterilize Themselves

A report from Florida Medicaid found that “Available medical literature provides insufficient evidence that sex reassignment through medical intervention is a safe and effective treatment for gender dysphoria,” and “the available evidence demonstrates that these treatments cause irreversible physical changes and side effects that can affect long-term health.” As a result, Florida Medicaid found that experimental procedures like cross-sex hormones or surgeries were insufficiently safe for coverage.

The report also listed the irreversible or potentially irreversible effects of cross-sex hormones, including facial and body hair growth, male pattern baldness, a deepening voice, and an enlarged clitoris for females taking male hormones, and breast growth, infertility, and sexual dysfunction for males taking female hormones. The irreversible effects of surgical interventions, such as elective mastectomies or genital amputations, are obviously far higher.

But those concerning effects didn’t stop the Biden administration’s Justice Department from sending an ominous memo to state attorneys general, threatening legal violations for states that don’t offer various damaging interventions to children.

“A ban on gender-affirming procedures, therapy, or medication may be a form of discrimination against transgender persons,” the memo stated. It also had the arrogance to claim that “it is well established within the medical community that gender-affirming care for transgender youth is not only appropriate but often necessary for their physical and mental health.”

The Biden Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Population Affairs further spelled out just what is meant by “gender-affirming care,” including social treatment of a child as the opposite sex, puberty blockers, artificial pumps of hormones like testosterone or estrogen, or surgeries like elective mastectomies and amputation of reproductive body parts. OPA recommends “social affirmation” for “any age,” puberty blockers at any time during puberty, hormones beginning in early adolescence, and surgeries for adults or “case-by-case in adolescence.” Some parents try to claim their children “came out as trans” as toddlers.

But No Guns for Law-Abiding Young Adults!

These procedures threaten lifelong damage to children who undergo them, yet the Biden administration and other Democrats want unfettered access to them and punishments for health professionals and parents who question them. They also celebrate the idea of teenage girls taking the lives of their preborn babies, with no parental consent and with no consideration of whether a child has the mental maturity to make such a decision — never mind the fact that it’s an act of murder.

But Democrats are all too happy to further erode Americans’ Second Amendment rights by arbitrarily raising the minimum purchase age for a rifle from one adult age to another. Unlike committing an abortion or pumping your child full of hormones, the legal purchase or ownership of a gun does not cause anyone harm. On the contrary, it often protects against it.

Yet Democrats support letting pubescent children abuse themselves and adolescents kill their children, while insisting that an 18-year-old who passes a federal background check can be denied the constitutional right to self-defense. Are 18-year-olds too immature for constitutional rights? Are children and teenagers old enough for a concocted right to harm themselves and others? I would argue it’s neither — but it can’t be both.


Elle Reynolds is an assistant editor at The Federalist and received her B.A. in government from Patrick Henry College with a minor in journalism. You can follow her work on Twitter at @_etreynolds.

Heartwarming Photo of Teens Praying Before the Prom Goes Viral — Now They’re Facing Backlash


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A recent photo posted to Facebook has sparked some rage after a group of kids were captured praying for their prom dinner. 

The kids were eating at a local Longhorn Steakhouse before their prom. One of the teen’s mothers decided to send the photo of the kids praying at dinner to a journalist in Oakland California, named Frank Somerville. Somerville shared the photo with his followers on Facebook with a note attached from the mother explaining how she wanted to share a picture of her daughter on her prom night. Now the picture is gaining headlines as many have decided to get upset over what they saw the kids doing. The debate about the photo is that people just assumed they were good people because they were spotted saying grace

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A photo featuring a group of teenagers praying over their dinner before heading to the prom is going viral — but it’s not garnering the positive reaction one might expect. KTVU journalist Frank Sommerville shared the heartwarming picture on social media after the mother of one of the teens sent it to him, saying, “Now with the stories today about teenagers and tide pods and condoms gathering headlines—this picture speaks for itself.”

The woman, identified as Noelle Smith, added that she was “so impressed with these young people on their prom date at Longhorn. They all said Grace before eating and were all well behaved.”

Sommerville appeared to agree, posting the photo on Facebook and writing, “Coupled with the post I did yesterday about the kids playing basketball who kneeled when a funeral procession went by, it says a lot about young people these days. It’s REALLY nice to see.”

However, the picture quickly sparked outrage on social media with people furiously debating whether the group of teens were “nice kids” simply because they were captured in prayer.

“Saying grace over your food says nothing of your moral compass, integrity or character … Behaving well at a restaurant while in your late teens, and being considerate to people, should not be Facebook praise worthy,” one commenter wrote.

“Let’s be clear though, kids who don’t say grace are also good kids,” another added. “Just because you aren’t Christian doesn’t make you a bad person.”

While the post was soon flooded with negative comments, Sommerville eventually addressed the criticism:

I’m honestly surprised by some of these comments.. I wasn’t trying to imply that you have to be a Christian to be a good person.. what I see from these kids is that they are respectful… that they are humbled… and that they are appreciative for what they have. … I could care less whether they are religious…. but by saying grace it shows me that they have those qualities.. and those are the qualities… regardless of whether you believe in god … that I admire.

A woman claiming to be the grandmother of one of the teens also came to their defense, writing, “These kids were raised to respect their elders and to be the best that they could be.”

The Progressives Love Using Teens to Do the Gun Grabbing


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We’ve all seen the teenagers after the horrible shooting in Parkland Florida. Our hearts break: that shooting was premeditated evil. Absolutely wrong.

But then those teens, still grieving, are being used as shills by the Lefty gun-grabbers whose ultimate goal is disarming the American people so the Enlightened Elitists can control the unwashed masses. These very Second Amendment haters have no problem when innocent babies are killed day after day via excruciatingly painful abortion procedures. But let a deranged person with a rifle kills kids and it’s time to overhaul the Constitution.

Isn’t it interesting that the same radical Lefties who pushed and finagled their way before the Supreme Court with Roe v. Wade, arguing that the right to privacy included the right to kill one’s unborn baby. They triumphed as the U.S. Supreme Court  voted to strike down the Texas law which held abortion, for any reason other than rape or incest, to be illegal.

And voilà! The Burger Court found in favor of Jane Doe, creating a right to kill the unborn out of fairy dust. Or something. Because it sure as heck was not precedence and the Constitution. 

Now those Lefties want to take a real right out of the Constitution that allows for the protection of life and liberty. And they have the perfect foils for their actions in the grief-stricken Florida teenagers.

Progressives have been instructing kids and they are primed to be center stage demanding an AR-15 ban. But that would just be the beginning. The real end game is the Second Amendment and you better believe America’s rampaging socialists would love nothing better that to take that Amendment out!

But what those sorrowful young people have not been taught is that the gun is an amoral, inanimate object. It is the heart, the will, of the shooter where bad intentions begin and take root.

President Adams famously wrote:

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

Why would he say such a thing? Because John Adams understood the intrinsic value of principles that informed the heart. Things like the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule and more. Adams knew that a faith which ruled the heart would temper the actions. But, without those inner moral constraints government would need outer constraints and by necessity grow more and more strong and intrusive.

Well, we’ve taken away the Founders’ worldview, we’ve scourged government schools of every vestige of faith, we’ve told these kids they’re the random accident of nature, and concurrently made them believe the world revolves around them and their tender wittle feelings. Poor snowflakes.

Educators have done anything but educate for too many decades. Thanks to the mostly despotic control of education by radical Lefties, kiddies have been indoctrinated in all things radical, New Age, and perverse. They’ve been taught to distrust their parents and grandparents, but trust implicitly any teacher or professor.

Congratulations Progressives! You’ve raised a self-centered generation or three devoid of the very transcendent principles that prohibit both killing unborn babies and born children. Millennials, Gen-Xers, and Gen-Zers, for the most part, have no common sense or critical thinking skills. Now we find ourselves living among young Americans who don’t know the Constitution, don’t know our history. Young men and women who blame drunk drivers for driving while intoxicated, and not the car. But who, in the next breath, blame the GUN and not the evil shooter for shootings.

Welcome to the new America, where down is up and up is down, good is evil and evil is good. Has a familiar ring to it…I bet Billy Graham would know!

One thing you can be sure of, The Left is relishing this opportunity to use the mis-taught, tearful youth to do their gun grabbing.

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WARNING!!! The Video is Disturbing, Yet the Message is Powerful


SET YOURSELF FREE: A Satirical Video Illustrating the Repercussions of Taking it Easy

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By / 2 February 2014

This video is a poetic, and slightly disturbing, critique of the ideas that are spoon-fed to young adults daily in popular culture across the developed world.

Everything in this video, from the overly attractive actors to the modern folk music, is exactly as it is presented to us millennials.

The poetic aspect of this satirical video is the result of slacking off for the kids.  The video illustrates, perhaps a bit too graphically, that taking it easy and ignoring the rules can often have disastrous repercussions.

If the goal in your life is always instant gratification, despite all the warning signs put up by your elders, things may just blow up in your face at the end.

And let’s be honest; who isn’t sick of the whole hipster, acoustic guitar, folksy duet routine anyway?

Click on the image below to see the video:

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The Abortion Rape Exception: Look Her In The Eye


By / http://clashdaily.com/2013/07/the-abortion-rape-exception-look-her-in-the-eye/

depressedBy Mike S. Adams
Clash Daily Guest Contributor

Author’s Note: The following column is based on a real life conversation.

Teenager: Dr. Adams, may I have a few minutes to speak with you?

Me: Sure. What is your name? (Gives name).

Teen: I enjoyed listening to your talk on abortion just a few minutes ago. Your points were solid. But I have just one problem. It’s with the rape exception. Can you honestly tell me that you could look a rape victim in the eye and tell her that she could not have an abortion – that she must take the rapist’s baby to term?

Me: (pulls out phone). Yes. Give me the number of any pregnant rape victim you know and I will call her right now and talk to her. I can’t look her in the eye but I will talk to her.

Teen: (Laughing nervously). I don’t know any pregnant rape victims.

Me: Well, before I put my phone up, can I ask a favor of you?

Teen: Sure.

Me: I have a friend who was conceived in rape. Do you mind if I call her and give you the phone so you  could explain why it would be permissible for her be killed just because she was conceived in rape? Her mother is still alive, by the way. I’m sure that her continued existence reminds her mother of the rape. My friend’s name is Laura.

Teen: No, I won’t do that. She shouldn’t be killed, now. That isn’t my position.

Me: Oh, I see. You think that there is some difference between the adult she is now and the embryo she once was that would have justified killing her at that earlier stage of development.

Teen: I see what you are doing. This is the SLED thing, isn’t it?

Me: Yes it is. Size, level of development, environment (whether she is inside or outside of the womb), and degree of dependency. These are the four differences people generally rely upon when they say you can kill the unborn but not the born. Which one is it?

Teen: Well, none of them, I guess. I see your point.

Me: Good. Now, let’s talk about who benefits when the child conceived in rape is aborted.

Teen: Ok.

Me: Would I, or any of the close friends of Laura, have benefited from her death at the hands of the hands of the abortion doctor? I mean, would it not have been a tragedy had her friends never known her?

Teen: Well, yes, I suppose it would have been a tragedy.

Me: Well, how about Laura? Would she have benefited from the abortion?

Teen: No, of course not.

Me: Ok, then who benefits?

Teen: Well, the rape victim benefits. Obviously.

Me: But is it really obvious?

Teen: I think it is.

Me:  You know, if a woman becomes pregnant through consensual sex and has a crisis pregnancy it is a toss up as to whether she will have the abortion. But if she’s raped and becomes pregnant then the chances she’ll abort are much lower.

Teen: How much lower?

Me: The odds are about three to one that she won’t abort. It may seem counterintuitive but it really isn’t difficult to understand upon further consideration. She’s just been the victim of a violent crime. She identifies with the evil of violence and is reluctant to inflict it on another human being. So she usually decides to suffer evil rather than inflict it.

Teen: I’ll have to think about that one.

Me: Good. It will give me time to ask you another question.

Teen: Okay.

Me: You believe that the woman impregnated by a rapist will suffer great stress bringing the baby to term. You obviously believe that the abortion will reduce that stress. But your argument turns on the assertion that the stress saved by the abortion will actually outweigh any guilt she might experience over the memory of the abortion for the duration of her life. Is that a fair characterization of your reasoning?

Teen: Yes, that’s fair enough.

Me: Well, how did you arrive at that conclusion? Can you point me to some evidence?

Teen: No, I was just speculating.

Me: Well, you haven’t convinced me that the pregnant woman really benefits. The abortion doesn’t solve the problem. She suffers terribly regardless. But when those conceived in rape are aborted there are multiple tragedies. One human is deprived of life, one adoptive couple loses a child, and others are deprived of ever knowing the innocent child who would have had a long life and formed many friendships. I think that the weight of the evidence is against the abortion. I just cannot see who really benefits from the abortion.

Teen: Well maybe I just have some maturing to do as I think about this issue.

Me: I’m not sure it’s really a thinking problem.

Teen: What do you mean?

Me: You have a steady girlfriend, don’t you?

Teen: Yes, I do.

Me: Are you sleeping with her?

Teen: What? I’m not answering that question.

Me: Well, you don’t have to answer it. You just did. You’re sleeping with her.

Teen: Ok … what does that have to do with the discussion?

Me: Well, everything.

Teen: Please explain.

Me: Every time I am in a discussion of abortion that turns to the so called rape exception, there are two common denominators. First, it is always a guy. Second, he’s always sexually active. If he is sleeping with a lot of women he really supports unrestricted abortion. So he just feigns concern for the rape victim in order to preserve unrestricted abortion so he can have unrestricted sex. Then there are guys like you who are just sleeping with a girlfriend and want to preserve a tiny crack in the wall — a safety valve just in case you get into trouble. The idea of an absolute ban on abortion makes you nervous because you are taking risks you know you ought not to be taking.

Teen: I guess everything you are saying makes sense. Maybe I just need to grow up.

Me: No, not really. You pulled me aside and started this conversation because your conscience was bothering you. You weren’t really worried about the rape issue. You were worried about your own circumstances. That’s why it took courage to initiate the conversation. You knew I wasn’t going say things you wanted to hear. You were mature at the beginning of this conversation and you are even more mature now.

Teen: Thanks.

Me: Now it is time to stop treating you girlfriend like she’s already your wife. It will clear your mind and help you make better decisions on a whole range of moral issues. Remember that it is always better to decide what you believe and let your beliefs guide your behavior. When it’s the other way around, you become lost and you eventually lose your moral compass altogether. You eventually become a law unto yourself.

Teen: Well, how do I explain this to my girlfriend?

Me: Well, that should be easy. Tell her you are not yet ready to be a parent. Tell her that if she became pregnant it would be your child, too. Make sure you look her in the eye and firmly tell her that you could never allow her to abort your child. In other words, start living your life according to rules instead of clinging to exceptions.

me-at-cpac-150x15011Mike Adams is a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and author of Letters to a Young Progressive: How To Avoid Wasting Your Life Protesting Things You Don’t Understand.

 

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