Maya Angelou said, “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.”
Jim Bopp, an Indiana lawyer who has authored model legislation for anti-abortion state lawmakers to adopt in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, told POLITICO on Thursday the 10-year-old Ohio girl who crossed state lines to receive an abortion in his state should have carried her pregnancy to term and would have been required to do so under his law.
Bopp, the National Right to Life Committee’s general counsel, said his law only provides exceptions when the pregnant person’s life is in danger.
“She would have had the baby, and as many women who have had babies as a result of rape, we would hope that she would understand the reason and ultimately the benefit of having the child,” Bopp said in a phone interview on Thursday.National Right to Life official: 10-year-old should have had baby, Politico
Republicans are showing you that they’re evil. This certainly isn’t the first time they’ve done that, either. This is, I don’t know, the millionth time. You need to start believing them.