Pediatricians blast new app giving 12-year-olds access to abortion-inducing drugs without parents

Parental ALERT!

Where is the censorship on apps with real issues like this?

The American College of Pediatricians is alerting parents to a dangerous new mobile phone app called Nurx.

Dubbed the “Uber for birth control,” Nurx enables teens as young as age 12 to obtain contraceptive and abortive medications including the pill, vaginal ring, Plan B and Ella without parental knowledge or local physician oversight.

Nurx wrongly excludes those who know the child and her health history best — her parents and her physician, and places the full responsibility for a life-changing healthcare decision on a girl’s shoulders. When it comes to achieving optimal teen health, connected parents – not Smartphones – are paramount.

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