Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Caitlin Bernard was forced to leave her job after she was threatened by family members after she decided to have an abortion on a 10-year-old girl who was a victim of rape.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard, 37, was also mentioned on an anti-abortion website linked to Amy Coney Barrett before she became a Supreme Court Justice. The keeper said.
Bernard decided to stop working at the South Bend Clinic after she learned of her daughter’s kidnapping threat, she said last year when she testified in the Indiana abortion restrictions case. The keeper reported on Friday.
Bernard was also among six abortion providers listed on the website of an anti-abortion group called “Right to Live in Michiana”. New York Post reports.
Bernard was making 2.5-hour trips to South Bend once a month for a first-trimester abortion when she learned of a threat to her baby, she testified.
Bernard became the center of controversy this month when It is reported by the Indianapolis Star. her account of receiving a call from a “child abuse doctor” in Ohio three days after the Supreme Court decision to set aside Roe v. Wade.
A doctor in Ohio told her about a 10-year-old girl who was six weeks and three days pregnant and needed an abortion. On June 30, the girl had a medical abortion.
Indiana Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita said he was investigating Bernard’s actions, but did not suggest that any specific wrongdoing had been committed.
Gerson Fuentes, 27, was charged in Columbus, Ohio. with the rape of a girl.
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