Are you a pro-life student who faces harassment online? You are not alone.
Although controversy is unavoidable when it comes to abortion, bullying is unacceptable.
In recent months, pro-life students across the country experienced an increase in aggressive interactions with their pro-life posts online. Although abortion creates controversy, both in person and online, it is a problem when controversy turns into harassment.
when do online disagreements turn into cyberbullying?
Disagreements are bound to happen when having conversations about abortion online. However, messages on any platform turn into cyberbullying when they are meant to intimidate or threaten someone based on content they have posted.
No matter what you face on campus or online as a pro-life activist, there are resources and support to help. If you are facing hostility for your pro-life views, by following three easy steps:
- Visit Students for Life HQ and watch the How to Handle Vandalism training and download the How to Handle Cyberbullying Tips Sheet on the Fight Back and Be Loud Track.
- Take pictures, videos, or screenshots of the aggressive behavior.
- Contact your SFLA Regional Coordinator! Simply email [yourstate]@studentsforlife.org.
Students for Life HQ is your online resource hot spot, with new content EVERY month. Visit SFLAHQ today!