Girls, IUD's, and Exposed Legs
In a recent report by Fox Insider News, it was discovered that thirteen Seattle schools are now offering girls, as young as 11, reversible contraceptives; particularly IUD’s – Intrauterine Devices for birth control. Eleven! The statewide program states that if the 11-year-old child doesn't choose abstinence, then she has the right to decide if she wants to have the device inserted; without parental consent. Eleven! I watched as the panel; which consisted of four women, pose questions and concerns about the long term affects these long acting reversible contraceptives could have on the girls’ health.
As I listened, my focus slowly shifted to the fact that their hair, nail, and shoe game was on fleek. And from the looks of their perfectly toned