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During an appearance on the PBS show Firing Line with Margaret Hoover, Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) said that when she went to get her second abortion at the age of 19, she had a change of heart just as the procedure was about to take place, but the abortion providers ignored her and went ahead with the procedure anyway.
Host Margaret Hoover mentioned a portion of Bush's book where she talked about her experience, telling Bush her view on the "complicated topic" was "nuanced."
Bush said he expected to experience "harm or some racism" during the procedure based on her first abortion experience, but she nevertheless "thought I was ready."
"And I went in and I went through all the steps, because it's almost like an assembly line ... and I got into the last room, I was helped up onto the table by the nurse, and I laid there and I started to think, one, I didn't tell the father that this was about to happen, and I felt like I just needed more time," Bush said. "So I said, 'No. You know what? I'm not ready.'"
According to Bush, when she said she didn't want to go through with the abortion, the nurse "wouldn't listen to me."
"And as I'm saying 'No,' they continue to pull the instruments and get everything ready and it was just like, 'No, calm down,' you know, 'No, you're gonna be okay,'" Bush said, recounting the back-and-forth between her and the abortion providers, adding, "They absolutely ignored me."
"I didn't understand at that point where I had a voice, like, who listens to me," Bush said. "And so I remember lying there looking to see if there was someone else in the room that would listen to me, and during this time they put the instrument inside me and started the instrument, and I'm saying, 'No,' but it was too late because you couldn't stop once it started."
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\u201c"I said, no, you know what, I'm not ready. And the nurse just wouldn't listen to me."\n\n@RepCori tells the "complicated" story of her second abortion, when her pleas to halt the procedure were ignored.\n\n"I felt like it was, 'Oh well, we know better. You don't know what you need.'"\u201d— Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (@Firing Line with Margaret Hoover) 1665149219
The Uvalde school district suspended its police force in response to ongoing criticism from parents over its response to an elementary school massacre, reported ABC News.
A group of parents camped outside the school administration headquarters demanding accountability for the district police department after 19 children and two teachers were killed May 24, but until Friday's mass suspension only former police chief Pete Arredondo was fired.
The district had requested more Texas Department of Public Safety troopers to station on campuses and at extracurricular activities.
It's not clear how long the suspensions would last or whether additional punishment might be added.