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ACLU asks court to reconsider block on undocumented teen's abortion

ACLU asks court to reconsider block on undocumented teen's abortion

USA Today - October 23, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider an order that delayed an abortion for an undocumented teenag


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Teen's Case Becomes Test of Trump Policies on Abortion and Immigration
Governing, Washington - October 23, 2017

A divided federal appeals court delayed final resolution of the case of a 17-year-old pregnant migrant in federal detention who is seeking an abortion, giving the Trump administration until the end of this month to find a private sponsor who can house her and will ...


Lester: Abortion rights PAC calls on Rauner to recruit moderates
Chicago Daily Herald, Illinois - October 23, 2017

Now, a leading reproductive rights political action committee is jumping into the fray with a promise to work against abortion opponents like state Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard, state Rep. Tom Morrison of Palatine and state Sen. Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods.Personal ...


The Case of the Undocumented Teen Who Wants an Abortion Is a Constitutional Hellhole for Trump
New York Magazine, New Jersey - October 22, 2017

Of all the people Donald Trump could have chosen to lead the Office of Refugee Resettlement â the sub-agency charged with looking after unaccompanied minors â he picked E. Scott Lloyd, a staunch abortion foe who, according to The Wall Street Journal, has personal


In blocking abortion legislation, Democrats will display their cultural extremism
Helena Independent Record, Montana - October 22, 2017

WASHINGTON -- What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number -- say, seven or eleven? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been politically toxic, and poin


Abortion is medical treatment, and the government has no right to deny one to a woman
Los Angeles Times, California - October 22, 2017

To the editor: The agency overseeing refugee affairs wonât allow Jane Doe, a pregnant 17-year-old Central American refugee, to undergo an abortion pending a court hearing on her immigration status. Why? The agency disingenuously claims that it opposes the


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Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained ...

Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

In a case that pits the Trump administration against a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. ...

Court Puts A Hold On Order That Approved Undocumented Teen's ...

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's ruling that would have allowed a ...

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The United States government is holding a woman prisoner to keep her from obtaining an abortion.Let ...

U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in ...

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure ...