By Dave Andrusko The ACLU is reporting that “Jane Moe,” a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented teenager, was released from a federally funded shelter and transferred to the care of her sponsor on Sunday. This meant she was free to have an abortion, but as of this afternoon, the ACLU is not saying whether she has. The …Continue reading "4th pregnant undocumented teen seeking an abortion released from federally funded shelter"
Trump administration wishes to be able to share information with mental health providers By Dave Andrusko The Washington Times is reporting that “Jane Doe,” the undocumented teenager from Central America who underwent an abortion after a month-long legal standoff, “is now seeking mental health treatment,” according to new court documents filed by the Trump administration. …Continue reading "Undocumented teen who aborted seeking mental health treatment"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This is, as they say, a developing story that might be updated as the day progresses. This morning a three-judge panel of the DC Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case of a pregnant undocumented 17 year old from Mexico whom the ACLU says should be allowed to …Continue reading "Appeals court panel promises quick decision in case of pregnant undocumented teenager"
Compares abortion to having tonsils removed By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Since this story was first posted this morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington has stayed Wednesday’s ruling in order to hold a hearing Friday on the merits of the case. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan an Obama nominee, ordered …Continue reading "Federal judge orders Trump administration to allow undocumented teen to abort"