In August 2020, fifteen-year-old Claudia Conway took to the popular social media apps TikTok and Twitter to publicly announce her decision to file a petition for emancipation from her parents, Kellyanne and George Conway. While Claudia Conway’s followers may have come to expect her online criticism of her parents, particularly of her mother’s position as a key White House advisor, the mention of emancipation caused many to stop scrolling. Claudia Conway is not the first teenager to push for emancipation from their parents, but her proclamation made people stop and ask “what is emancipation, exactly?”
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