The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained because she is in the country illegally can transferred to the custody of a sponsor and then have an abortion if she chooses.
A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International.
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President Trump holds an executive order in January imposing the "Mexico City policy," which bans federal funds going to overseas organizations that perform or "promote" abortions. A fundraising effort initiated by a Dutch government minister has raised $300 million for affected organizations.
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Tara Lang was pregnant with her daughter when her fiance was killed in a motorcycle crash. A pregnancy center in Metairie, La., helped her sign up for Medicaid coverage.