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Detained immigrant teen wanted an abortion. Instead, she was taken to a crisis pregnancy center.

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the government can’t deny abortion to an immigrant teenager detained after crossing the southern U.S. border in Texas. But the judge also declined to prevent federal officials from obstructing with abortion access.

The American Civil Liberties Union brought the legal challenge in a Northern California federal court by adding the teen to an existing 2016 lawsuit. The organization requested a temporary restraining order to compel the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to transport or allow the unaccompanied immigrant teen “Jane Doe” to get to an abortion clinic. …

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