GOP witness says 10-year-old’s abortion was ‘not an abortion’

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A GOP witness and anti-abortion activist prompted confusion during her testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday (14 July), when she appeared to obscure the definition of abortion.

Catherine Glenn Foster told the committee that a 10-year-old's abortion after she was raped was "not an abortion."

Witness panelist Sarah Warbelow called Ms Foster's comments "disinformation."

“[Abortion is] a medical procedure that individuals undergo for a wide range of circumstances, including because if they have been sexually assaulted, or raped in the case of the 10 year old", Ms Warbelow said.

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