The Illinois abortion bills HB2467 and HB2495 which would have enshrined abortion in Illinois were not called in the Human Services Commi...
June 5, 2018
Without dissent, Supreme Court dismisses lower court decision granting undocumented teen an abortion
In a five page unsigned opinion filed without noted dissents, the Supreme Court today dismissed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit which allowed an undocumented 17 year girl to abort.
While the particulars of the case of the girl from Mexico who entered the country through Texas apply only to her, the importance is that the High Court’s decision means no precedent has been set that would allow other similarly-situated teenagers to obtain an abortion.
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