Ohio Man Tries to Hide Statutory Rape of Pregnant Teenage Girl With Abortion

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Aug 28, 2009   |   9:00AM   |   WASHINGTON, DC

Ohio Man Tries to Hide Statutory Rape of Pregnant Teenage Girl With Abortion

by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
August 28
, 2009

Cincinnati, OH (LifeNews.com) — Ohio has had two recent lawsuits associated with the use of abortion as a means of trying to cover up sexual abuse. Now, a third Ohio man says he attempted to get an abortion for a girl less than half his age in order to hide evidence of the sexual abuse for which he is allegedly responsible.

Police in Cincinnati say 29-year-old Christopher Ryan Fears had sex with an unnamed 14-year-old girl in May when he was drunk.

Fears has reportedly admitted to raping the teenager and told officials he is sorry for his actions and tried to pay for the girl to have an abortion.

The mother of the girl filed a police report when she learned her daughter had sex with Fears.

Fears, of Golf Manor is held at the Hamilton County jail on $100,000 bond.

Golf Manor Police Lt. Chris Campbell says news of the statutory rape came to light after the girl informed her mother she is pregnant. When the mother confronted Fears, he said he would pay for an abortion.

The two met while Fears was a patrol officer walking the community, the chief said.

Using an abortion to hide a case of statutory rape resulting in a pregnancy is nothing new in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati attorney Charles Miller has been requesting Planned Parenthood medical records to prove his contention that the abortion business engaged in a pattern of abuse by failing to report to state

The abortion business did abortions on two girls, who were victims of sexual abuse.

The girl in one case provided an incorrect phone number to Planned Parenthood officials for notification. Instead of giving the abortion center her parents’ phone, she gave the number for her 22-year-old boyfriend — her soccer coach John Haller.

Haller started having sexual relations with the teenager when she was 13 and he was eventually convicted in 2004 of sexual battery and spent three years in prison. He signed off on the abortion instead of the teen’s father.

The parents filed a lawsuit that began the series of court actions and alleged Planned Parenthood violated state law, failed to get proper informed consent, and failed to report a suspected case of child abuse to authorities.

Another incident involves a teenager in a second case against Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region.

In that case, the teen accuses the abortion business of covering up her sexual victimization by her father.

Under Ohio law, doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals are required to report alleged sexual abuse to authorities and the teen says that didn’t happen in her abortion case.

The unnamed girl filed the lawsuit in Warren County Common Pleas Court in May 2007 saying she told Planned Parenthood staff about the incest.

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