Indiana doctor threatened with probe over abortion on 10-year-old Ohio rape victim

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By Steve Gorman (Reuters) – Indiana’s attorney general said on Thursday he was investigating whether the Indiana physician who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim abided by state laws requiring doctors to report the termination of a pregnancy and suspected cases of child abuse. In a statement posted online, along with a letter addressed to Indiana’s governor, state Attorney General Todd Rokita said Dr. Caitlin Bernard could face “criminal prosecution and licensing repercussions” if she failed to file the required reports on time. Both Rokita and the governor, Eric Holcomb, …

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