This 17-year-old needs an abortion in Texas. First, she has to make her case in court.

Texas requires minors to get parental consent, but her parents are antiabortion

Caroline Kitchener, The Lily
May. 19, 2021

SAN ANTONIO — D chose black leggings and a zip-up hoodie because it’s the kind of outfit that blends in anywhere.

She could go to the gym to work out, like she’d told her parents when she left the house — or she could go to the gym to sit in the parking lot with her laptop on her knees, petitioning a judge to let her have an abortion.

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