Rokita’s team argued that Bernard was acting on a political agenda, and that he faced harsh questions throughout the hearing to try to determine political motivation. At one point, he was asked if he had a tattoo of a coat hanger that said, “Trust women.” His lawyers objected to the question being irrelevant.
The 10-year-old story was one of the first to tell about the after-effects of abortion bans Roe deer Rolled back. while abortion rights advocates put it forward as evidence of how Important While abortion is accessible, Republicans have been steadfast in opposing the procedure. Some even doubled down and argued that forcing that child to carry the pregnancy to term wouldn’t have been so bad. In April, Ohio Republicans held hearings for several anti-abortion bills. When asked about 10-year-old anti-abortion activist Laura Strateman Said,While pregnancy can be difficult on a 10-year-old’s body, a woman’s body is designed to last life. (A 10-year-old is a child, not a woman.)
The Indiana board has 90 days to finalize its decision, after which Bernard has one month to file an appeal. Seven members of the Board of Licensing are appointed by the governor, and two from among the current members. Allegedly Donated a total of $25,000 to Rokita’s campaigns.