A 16-year-old girl has filed suit against her parents, who she says are trying to coerce her to get an abortion. Among the claims are that her mother “invited the paternal grandparents to a bar for further discussion where she suggested that she might slip her an abortion pill through deception” and that her father threatened not only her, but the baby’s father and grandmother.
Her attorney, Stephen Case of the Texas Center for Defense of Life, says she has the right to refuse because “What Roe established is minors have the choice. And when they do make the choice, folks are shocked they want to carry the baby.”
LifeNews reports that just yesterday, a judge from the 215th District Court of Harris County, Texas, issued a temporary restraining order “prohibit[ing] the parents… from coercing her to have an abortion against her will.”
From ABC News:
Another hearing is scheduled for tomorrow. Fox News also has a legal discussion of the case.
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