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Last August, a 16-year-old girl was raped by two high school football players in Steubenville, Ohio. The boys were convicted Sunday and sentenced to youth prison. Now Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced that he will convene a grand jury next month to consider charges against those who were at the party but did not try to stop the crime.
Forty years after the Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion, children who were conceived through rape -- and women who were raped and chose to end the pregnancy -- are speaking out, opening a new front in the often-fraught discussions of a decades-old culture war.
Giving a woman the abortion option -- whether she is the victim of a rape or a married woman with unplanned pregnancy -- is not the "compassionate answer." Abortion does not bring healing; it brings misery, pain and suffering, as millions of women who have had abortions can attest.