Woman Raped By Stepfather Campaigns With Jill Biden To Expose Danger Of GOP Abortion Bans

A woman who was raped by her stepfather is campaigning with First Lady Jill Biden to expose the danger to millions of Americans of a possible abortion ban from Republicans. Republicans have proposed legislation that would stop abortion procedures, even for victims of rape and incest. Democrats have backed a federal law that would make Roe v. Wade a national law after it was struck down by the Republican majority of the Supreme Court.

“Hadley Duvall of Owensboro, Kentucky, first told her story publicly last fall in a campaign ad for the governor’s race in her home state, discussing the consequences of abortion restrictions, particularly those without exceptions for rape or incest.

In the ad supporting Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear, Duvall spoke of how she was raped by her stepfather at age 12, became pregnant and miscarried. Her stepfather was convicted of rape and is in prison.

In the ad, Duvall called out the anti-abortion Republican candidate by name and said that “anyone who believes there should be no exceptions for rape and incest could never understand what it’s like to stand in my shoes.”” [READ MORE]

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