Ignorance and cruelty for Jesus: Self described “theocratic fascist” and conservative darling Matt Walsh thinks we should force a 12-year-old girl raped by her father to give birth because the incest baby would prove the girl was raped.
Walsh, tweeting in favor of Alabama’s new draconian abortion ban, argues that we should force child victims of rape to give birth in order to prove the rape occurred:
If a 12 year old is raped by her father and the father takes her to get an abortion, the evidence of the crime will be destroyed and he will go on molesting his victim for years. If however the child is born, his crime will be discovered and she will be rescued from the abuse.
If a 12 year old is raped by her father and the father takes her to get an abortion, the evidence of the crime will be destroyed and he will go on molesting his victim for years. If however the child is born, his crime will be discovered and she will be rescued from the abuse. https://t.co/emV8tJifWE
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) May 15, 2019
To be clear, Walsh is an idiot. Pregnancy alone proves the girl was raped. To claim that the girl must give birth in order to prove she was raped suggests that Walsh is an imbecile unable or unwilling to engage in anything resembling critical thinking.
To repeat, Walsh is an idiot. More important, he is a cruel and dangerous idiot who believes his naive and ignorant religious superstition justifies his despicable cruelty.
His callous attitude towards the fate of a little girl is a strong indication that this man is bereft of moral compass, and is lacking compassion, empathy, kindness, and basic human decency.
As one might imagine, Walsh was met with ridicule and disgust on Twitter:
Matt Walsh trys to mansplain why a child rape victim should carry a fetus. Any one with common sense knows DNA test could be done on an aborted or miscarried fetus. pic.twitter.com/MyzzZOdAKx
— LouiseME (@louise_q10) May 16, 2019
How are you this fucking dumb? How about you believe victims instead of making them suffer more just to believe them. This is the worst take I have seen all week you dumbass.
— Mohanad Elshieky (@MohanadElshieky) May 16, 2019
This might be the stupidest take on this awful #AlabamaAbortionBan I have heard yet- and that’s saying something. Are you insane or just naturally mean?
— Martina Navratilova (@Martina) May 16, 2019
Imagine thinking it’s in a child’s best interest to have her rapist’s baby. Imagine then sharing that ridiculous and disgusting thought on social media.
— Mike P Williams (@Mike_P_Williams) May 16, 2019
You hear that everyone? Rape kits are canceled, because the uterus of a traumatized TWELVE YEAR OLD is the new justice system!
Fuck off forever Matt Walsh, and fuck all the lawmakers voting on these horrific backwards laws. https://t.co/5zxLtLadP8
— Will (@willyj_95) May 16, 2019
In your world it is more palatable to… make a 12 year old have an incest rape baby than to just… believe her when she says what’s happening? What is wrong with you? Like beyond the ideological divide, what is your malfunction? Where is your humanity?
— roxane gay (@rgay) May 16, 2019
Bottom line: Religious conservative and self-described “theocratic fascist” Matt Walsh is an idiot who believes the government should force a 12-year-old girl raped by her father to give birth because the incest baby would prove the girl was raped.
The stupid, it burns.