The doctor sent A Cease and desist letter On Friday, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita demanded that he stop making “false and misleading statements” about him in the press.
A lawyer for Caitlin Bernard — the gynecologist who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape survivor from Ohio whose case gained national attention this week — told Rokita that her public danger Her prosecution and her suggestion that she failed to report the abortion to the appropriate state authorities “form the basis of a defamation claim.”
The letter notes that Rokita, a Republican, continued to publicly question whether Bernard followed the law even after media outlets, including POLITICO, obtained records showing she had reported the abortion to both the Department of Health and Child Services within the required time frame. The AG’s statements, his team claims, put him in physical danger.
Indiana doctor who performed abortion on 10-year-old boy tells AG to cease and desist
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