Friday, March 2, 2018

Trump official says undocumented minors don't have constitutional right to abortions

By The Hill, Feb. 28, 2018

The Trump administration official who has denied abortions to unaccompanied minors in U.S. custody said he does not believe they have a constitutional right to the procedure. 

Scott Lloyd, the director of the Department of Health and Human Services's Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), which cares for minors who enter the country without their parents, denied seven abortion requests between March and Dec. 19, 2017, according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which is suing the administration over the policy. 
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