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‘We hope she would understand’: National Right to Life official thinks 10-year-old should have birthed rapist’s baby

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By Travis Gettys The top lawyer for an anti-abortion group compared a 10-year-old girl to a woman after she became pregnant when she was raped. Jim Bopp, an Indiana lawyer who serves as general counsel National Right to Life Committee, has written model legislation for states to adopt after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and he told Politico that his law would have required the child to carry out her pregnancy to term and somehow come to accept her situation. “She would have had the baby,” Bopp said, “and as many women who have had babies as a result of rape, we would hope that…

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