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The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the US's Refugee Office


The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the US's Refugee Office
The New Yorker

During the past month, O.R.R., in defiance of state andfederal court orders, tried to keep a seventeen-year-old girl in itscustody from having an abortion. Identified only as âJane Doe,â she wasliving in an O.R.R.-funded shelter in Texas, where state law prohibitsabortions after twenty weeks. At issue wasnât the use of federal money(a nonprofit raised the funds necessary for the abortion) or logistics(the girlâs legal guardian had offered to transport her to and from amedical facility). The matter was political. Justice Department lawyersargued, in court, that O.R.R. has âstrong and constitutionallylegitimate interests in promoting childbirth, in refusing to facilitateabortion, and in not providing incentives for pregnant minors toillegally cross the border to obtain elective abortions while in federalcustody.

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