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'Oh, god no': Republicans finally realize they caught the car after 10-year-old rape case blows up

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15.07.2022

Because so many Republicans are sick people, GOP lawmakers immediately worked to discredit the story of a young Ohio rape victim being forced to cross state lines to get an abortion as a lie.

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, subtweeted an article questioning the story with the accusation, "Another lie. Anyone surprised?"

That was Tuesday. Only, it wasn't a lie. By Wednesday, Jordan had deleted the tweet.

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The case of the 10-year-old victim from Ohio, where a 6-week ban is now in place, traveling to Indiana in order to terminate her pregnancy gained prominence after an outraged President Joe Biden cited it last Friday during remarks at the White House.

“Ten years old — 10 years old! — raped, six weeks pregnant, already traumatized, was forced to travel to another state," Biden recounted just before signing a series of executive actions designed to help preserve abortion access for women.

Republicans quickly got to work undermining the story. Then an arrest was made in the case and Republicans quickly got to work getting........

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