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10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Barred from Receiving Abortion by Ohio “Trigger Law”

HeadlineJul 05, 2022

In Ohio, a 10-year-old girl who became pregnant after surviving rape was forced to travel to Indiana for an abortion after she was denied the procedure in her own state. Ohio’s “trigger law” ban on abortions came into effect with the Supreme Court’s historic Dobbs v. Jackson ruling on June 24; it bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy — with no exceptions for children and victims of rape and incest.

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