Thousands of women turned to Twitter Monday to publicly laud their abortions.

Using the viral hashtag “#ShoutYourAbortion,” women from various backgrounds explained why they chose to terminate their pregnancies and how they thought it had benefited their lives.

Others, however, were disturbed that the hashtag would trend on Twitter. Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin called on activists to tweet with a counter-hashtag to highlight a recent series of undercover videos that purport to show abortion-provider Planned Parenthood selling fetal parts.

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