The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
COLUMBUS, Ohio _ As one Republican legislature after another has pressed forward with restrictive abortion bills in recent months, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have stepped forward to tell searing, personal stories about being raped _ in some cases speaking about the attacks for the first time to anyone but a loved one or their closest friend. By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy. UPCOMING: 980 words, photos.