A Nebraska abortion case relying on private Facebook messages as evidence began as an investigation into concerns that a teenager gave birth prematurely to a stillborn child, according to court documents.

The case initially sparked a backlash from abortion supporters against Facebook amid growing concerns about tech privacy.

Court documents suggest there is more to the story.

A 17-year-old from Norfolk, Nebraska, was nearly 30 weeks pregnant when, she said, she gave birth to a stillborn baby earlier this year, according to documents filed in Madison County Court. Those documents reveal that the teenager and her mother buried the baby before telling multiple people that they needed to dig up the body to burn it.

Maureen Ferguson weighed in on the case: “This tragedy illustrates what 50 years of an abortion dependent culture has wrought.”

She addressed how Catholics should respond: “This story cries to out to us as Catholics to give of our time, talent, and treasure to help build a culture of life,” she said, before encouraging Catholics to get involved with the U.S. bishops’ pro-life parish-based ministry, Walking With Moms in Need.

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