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“Jane Doe” Immigrant Has Abortion in Texas, After Battle with Trump Administration

posted on October 26, 2017

NPR’s Bill Chappell reports, “A 17-year-old undocumented immigrant to the U.S. underwent an abortion procedure on Wednesday morning, after a weeks-long legal fight with the Trump administration, which had sought to block her from leaving the detention facility where she’s being held in Texas.” Federal officials argued that the woman did not have a right to an elective abortion because of her undocumented status. The woman said, “I made my decision and that is between me and God. Through all of this, I have never changed my mind.”

Read at NPR