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And so it begins…

A 10 year old rape victim was denied an abortion in Ohio after that state’s fetal heartbeat bill went into effect 3 days after Roe was overturned. She had to travel to Indiana for the abortion. She was 6 weeks and 3 days pregnant so I’m betting she got a medication abortion (just pills, no surgery).

The forced motherhood crowd is probably not really thinking about rape victims this young but they should. Just because that little girl was ovulating doesn’t mean the rest of her body was mature enough for labor and delivery.

This kind of story is an edge case and it is horrific. But the truth is, no one should have to be raped to have our empathy and understanding. If you have HBO, go see the documentary on The Janes to see what it was like in the late 60s before Roe. Hospitals back then had “Septic abortion wards” that were always full. We’re probably not going to go down that path too far because medical abortion pills will become ubiquitous. But for 10 year olds or people who confide in others who don’t have their best interests at heart or the traps that will be set up online to capture women seeking pills or travel to safe states and all the violations of online privacy that we failed to secure before Roe fell, yeah, septic abortions will be a real thing.