“The diversity of this community — as distinct as the bodegas of the Bronx, as beautiful as the blossoms of Miami and as unique as the breakfast tacos here in San Antonio — is your strength.”
Biden later apologized for the comment.
“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.”
Jim Bopp, general counsel for the National Right to Life, on the case of the 10-year-old Ohio girl who traveled to Indiana to receive an abortion
Bopp, an Indiana lawyer who authored the model legislation in advance of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, said the girl should have carried her pregnancy to term and would be required to do so under a model law written for state legislatures considering more restrictive abortion measures.
“First of all, this is an illegal immigration issue, because – likely because Biden’s lawlessness at the border and everything going on down there. Then we have the rape, and then we have this abortion activist, acting as a doctor with a history of failing to report.”
Todd Rokita, Attorney General of the state of Indiana, about the case of a 10-year-old Ohio girl impregnated after being raped
The girl’s family allegedly took her to neighboring Indiana to get the abortion procedure. A 27-year-old man has been arrested for the assault. Ohio bans abortions after 6 weeks with no exceptions for rape or incest. Abortion in Indiana is legal up to 22 weeks. Some conservative activists had suggested the story was fake.