And it's horseshit. I asked in a blog post recently, "What do you see?' regarding Proud Boys terrorizing a drag story hour and the types of laws that would mandate anatomical inspections for children's sports. Who is actually causing the harm?
Now that Roe is overturned, we're seeing GOP lawmakers increasingly talking about passing laws that would remove any exceptions for abortion in the case of rape or incest, regardless of age. They might, as AR Gov. Asa Hutchinson put it, prefer a different outcome than a minor child giving birth, but don't see it as something they have any desire to help prevent.
So that is the sort of thing that absolutely will happen. Even in the case of a 10 year old, that might be prevented from even being taken to a state where such an abortion is legal. A 10 year old. A little kid.
Now, I know Republicans don't care about little kids--we've seen how they respond to even the mass shootings of little kids at Sandy Hook or Uvalde. They can talk about "grooming" with respects to simply learning LGBT people exist, but they are a little leery of talking about age of consent laws or ending child marriage, which is one way to put a fig leaf over child rape. And I don't hear a peep about parental rights for rapists out of them.
They are fine with rapists becoming fathers, and being able to continue to victimize, even unto a second generation.
That self-righteous "It's to make stronger families and save the children" bullshit should be punctured for the politically self-serving cruelty it is. We know it will cause harm because it already has been--that's why people fought for the right to reproductive care in the first place!
They don't get to make noises about women and children when these are the results. It isn't about morality--it has always been control.
UPDATE: So, apparently, Phillip Gunn, MS Speaker of the House, who as above noted, is fine with with 12 year-old incest victims giving birth, helped cover up the Southern Baptist sex abuse scandal because sometimes terrible things do happen to children, but wouldn't it be really terrible if something happened to the church that perpetuated their abuse? Self-righteous piety--not protection of children. That's what we're looking at.