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Texas: Trump Administration Blocks Undocumented Teen from Getting Abortion

HeadlineOct 18, 2017
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In Texas, the American Civil Liberties Union says the Trump administration is barring a pregnant undocumented teenager from getting an abortion. In a lawsuit in federal court, the ACLU says the 17-year-old girl, who’s living unaccompanied in a refugee resettlement shelter, has been granted permission from a judge to terminate her pregnancy—but officials with the Department of Health and Human Services and other agencies have refused to transport her to a women’s health clinic for an abortion.

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