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There are some serious red flags here
A disturbing story about a 10-year-old girl in Ohio, a rape victim who had to travel to the neighboring state of Indiana to get an abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, has recently gone viral.
While the corporate media and pro-abortionists jumped all over the opportunity to use this horrific alleged crime as a political weapon against pro-life politicians, such as South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem (R), a few actual journalists raised questions. PJ Media’s Megan Fox said the alleged story gave her "serious pause for a number of reasons," so she did a little digging (remember when journalists did that as a rule?) and found some very interesting information, which she shared in the following (brace yourself, it's long) Twitter thread:
\u201cThe story about a 10 yr old pregnant girl who had to go from Ohio to IN for an abortion gives me serious pause for a number of reasons. There are many red flags.\ud83d\udea9I'm going to detail them here.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #1. A pregnant 10 year old is evidence of a heinous crime against a child but in every article (and there are SO MANY) thre is no mention of criminal investigation, no police involvement, not even a town where this allegedly occurred.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #2 An unnamed alleged "child abuse" doctor called Dr. Caitlyn Bernard (an abortionist in Indiana) to ask for help. But any doctor who knows of abuse would be required to also call law enforcement. There should be a criminal investigation going involving Ohio DFS and police.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #3 which maybe should be #1 The TIMING of this horrific story is too on the nose. Roe v. Wade was just overturned. The media is desperate for stories to push the pro-abortion narrative, stoke fear, anger, and division. They love this.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #4 The article first published in the Indy Star, a local Ohio paper's site but in record time was picked up by huge international press. On the 2nd, The Hill and Newsweek had it and by the 3rd, The Guardian had it, and by the 4th it was on TMZ, reaching all the kids.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201cI heard about it from a teenager at a 4th party and a red flag went off big-time. If the kids have heard about it it was placed where they will see it intentionally. Fake news is always sold to the young'ns because they will swallow it the fastest. https://t.co/URgBsDgXa5\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #5 It was immediately used as a political weapon against Republican Governor Kristi Noem and will be used against other pro-life politicians to make them answer this possibly hypothetical or made-up scenario to win political hit points.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #6 #DrCaitlynBernard, the only source, is an abortionist and has been in the NYT participating in an anti-Trump hit piece and is clearly an activist. She has a stake in preserving abortion, it literally pays her bills. https://t.co/fdQJFxQNgO\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #7 There's no way to verify Bernard's claim. She has doctor patient confidentiality. No one can FOIA her. The media won't ask any questions and even if they did she wouldn't answer. There is no proof that this 10-year-old even exists and yet the media ran with it full tilt.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #8 Jennifer Rubin used this to batter conservatives, her former colleagues, in the Washington Post. This further gives me serious doubts about the veracity of the story. Rubin is a notorious tool for the left using this story to harm pro-lifers https://t.co/y6hJ7dF2ti.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #9 Why don't any of them care about the crime committed against the child? Lawmakers in OH should demand an investigation into who raped this child. They are the only ones who can get information through DFS and help the girl seek justice for the crime, if it happened. Did it?\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054914
\u201c\ud83d\udea9 #10, #DrCaitlynBernard got a call from another doctor asking for help for a horribly abused child and her first instinct was to call the media. That should make you all stop and think for a minute. What's really going on here?\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054916
\u201cHere's what the spread over time through media looks like according to the first two pages of a Google search. I'm going to do other search terms. But this story had legs. Is that an accident that it got maximum coverage?\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054917
\u201cHere she is again #CaitlinBernard in June interviewed by PBS, crying. Predicting doom...the very thing she's now claiming. How is she in contact with so much media? https://t.co/ev5cFoKY8R\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054918
\u201cThe big question now is why was it the @indystar that reported this exclusively of all local OH news stations (CBS, ABC, NBC) that didn't? According to star site, they are owned by Gannet Co., a huge media company. But Gannet's site doesn't list them. So is this still accurate?\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054919
\u201cAnd here's #DrCaitlinBernard again! More media coverage in June before this alleged incident where she is predicting doom. She's a serious abortion activist https://t.co/EXQutniDfb\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054919
\u201cAnd AGAIN! On June 30th in YET ANOTHER publication! This woman sure gets around. WTHR this time. https://t.co/Yx7PjfzArT\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054920
\u201cBy the time I'm done it's going to be harder to find news outlets #DrCaitlinBernard is NOT in. Here she is in Politico on June 19th.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054920
\u201cAnd here she is again July 5th in The Republic. https://t.co/zj3yLUvzpM\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054921
\u201cHere's #DrCaitlinBernard encouraging women to give themselves abortions. No, really. In the Herald Bulletin on July 5. How does she have time to do abortions between media hits? https://t.co/7rF2C3qIBx\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054922
\u201cHere's an updated graph on the related media featuring #DrCaitlinBernard and this story or "women are going to die" because of Roe stories she was involved in. Still going. This is going to be a big spreadsheet by the time I'm done\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657054922
\u201c#DrCaitlinBernard is also the plaintiff in a case to fight the abortion restrictions in the 2nd trimester https://t.co/cbZkAHnEGX\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657056654
\u201cThis is the law #DrCaitlinBernard is suing over. She wants to tear second trimester babies limb from limb. The ACLU is helping her do this. This is from her lawsuit\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657057174
\u201c#CaitlinBernard sued to stop a law in IN that would outlaw dismemberment abortions in the 2nd trimester and won. Now that Roe is overturned the state is asking to have that injunction lifted. Naturally, Bernard is spitting nails. https://t.co/wXXHTCWHbV\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657059938
\u201cHere is #DrCaitlinBernard again on July 1 but this time instead of encouraging self-abortions, she now says they're "risky" and is blaming Republicans for them. See above where she said self-abortions are an option for women though, contradicting herself. https://t.co/Oubqm4hMDt\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657060125
\u201cI think this is all of the news stories from this one claim by #DrCaitlinBernard. Notice that there are no local Ohio stations reporting. Just IndyStar. But from that one article all of these outlets ran with it. I have questions.\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657065199
\u201cNot even Snopes can confirm this story. They want to, but they can't. #DrCaitlinBernard doesn't return anyone's calls. I wonder why that is? https://t.co/6StA75K8tx\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657065352
\u201cHere's my press inquiry to the editor of the @indystar which I don't think he will respond to, but it's worth a shot. What kind of vetting happened here?\u201d— Megan Fox (@Megan Fox) 1657065722
On the latest episode of "Relatable," BlazeTV host Allie Beth Stuckey also had more than a few questions about the "suspicious" viral story about a pregnant 10-year-old rape victim in Ohio who needs an abortion. She went over all the red flags with this story that have some questioning whether it's even true.
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