In the US state of Nebraska, a 17-year-old girl got pregnant, decided to abort but couldn’t because of local laws, received help from her mother to buy and administer mifepristone and misoprostol, miscarried, buried the fetus… and discussed the details on Facebook Messenger…
The private correspondence was promptly handed over to the prosecuting authorities by the eagerly compliant Meta (Facebook’s parent company) to convict both women of 4 felonies (a crime of high seriousness) and a whole list of gruesome misdemeanors.
Uhm… in 2022? Is it the country that ranks 5th in the world in nominal GDP per capita? The country of Google, Apple, Intel, Boeing, SpaceX? 😮
I guess it starts with the small things, like being the only advanced economy without paid family leave or even a vacation as a legal right?
What does all that money, extra fat and weapons bring to its citizens? Success and happiness?
[ the Vice article with more details …]
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