"You can kill an unborn child, but if you crush an eagles egg your in trouble... whaahhh??? #messedupworld," she tweeted on Sept. 3.
Mackenzie is referring to federal laws that protect the Bald Eagle, a species that was endangered for many years as a result of hunting, poisoning, and toxic pesticides. Although Bald Eagles no longer face extinction, Americans continue to honor the laws that serve to protect the sacred bird. And Mackenzie is correct about the repercussions — harming a Bald Eagle nest can result in a hefty fine with the possibility of jail time.
But let's talk about Mackenzie's other implication — that destroying Bald Eagle eggs is comparable to abortion. Do you think she makes a valid point? Share your thoughts on this uber-controversial issue below!