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A Federal Appeals Court Just Ruled That An Undocumented Teen Can Get An Abortion

October 24, 2017

“It is unclear why undocumented status should change everything. Surely the mere act of entry into the United States without documentation does not mean that an immigrant’s body is no longer her or his own. Nor can the sanction for unlawful entry be forcing a child to have a baby,” Millett wrote. “The bedrock protections of the Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause cannot be that shallow.”  (via Buzzfeed)

A Federal Appeals Court Just Ruled That An Undocumented Teen Can Get An Abortion