The sexual scolds in the anti-abortion movement | Moran

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Is the pro-life movement really inspired by a desire to protect the life of the unborn? Or is it something darker, something from the Handmaid’s Tale, a desire to regulate the sexual behavior of American women? The wrenching debate over the 10-year-old rape victim in Ohio who hopped the border to Indiana to get an abortion tells us that it’s a mix of both. This is not just about babies. It’s also about sex. How do we know that? Because most of those who support laws banning abortion also want to make an exception for cases of rape and incest, like this one. Forcing a woman, or a girl, to carry…

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