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Parents, beware: Online videos and peer pressure can ruin your children

Updated: December 6, 2018 at 3:50 pm EST  See Comments

December 6, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A 13-year-old girl spends hours watching poison on YouTube. The dream of every parent? Hardly.

But many parents don’t see the unfolding tragedy until it’s too late.

It’s true that educational videos can be helpful, and many families deeply appreciate those that guide kids through algebra, the geography of Africa, or conversational Spanish.

But there’s another kind of online education, one producing horrific outcomes, including early (sometimes deviant) sexual activity. Other results are reflected in abortion statistics, criminal cases – and honest obituaries.

At tender ages, our children are taught, via video, to proudly engage in masturbation or to accept abortion (Netflix show Big Mouth). Planned Parenthood features an outrageous YouTube video where teens advocate sexual activity to their peers, and in another, they’ll learn the pleasure and “safety” of sado-masochism.

Kids can also binge on suicide ideation (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, already implicated in several real-life teen suicides). Then there’s witchcraft, sorcery, and satanism, readily available in video after video, not to mention popular TV shows like Netflix’s revived Sabrina and CW’s Charmed.

The online sensation “Slenderman” was the obsession of two middle school girls just arrested at a Florida middle school as they

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