Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”
The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.
“We are providing excellent care to the adolescent girl and her unborn child, who remain under our care until the mother’s release.”
A growing online petition calls for the end of “The God Loophole,” the patchwork of laws around the country that exempt faith-based day cares from licensing rules designed to protect children.
Here’s a quick rundown of the major findings from our running investigation into the religion’s efforts to hide child sex abuse.
Santa Muerte, the goddess of death, is worshipped by millions of Mexican Catholics. But law enforcement agencies are going after believers, claiming that there is a link between the popular folk religion and the narcotics trade.
Historically, the Muslim American community has kept its disputes private. But as the number of mosques increases and Muslims integrate with mainstream America, conflicts are seeping into secular courts from California to Texas and Florida.
Hundreds of parents are calling for the resignation of the vice president of a Southern California school board, which already has drawn a lawsuit over proselytizing from the dais, after he railed against gay marriage, adoptions by gay couples and immigration during a public meeting.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses leadership has created a secretive system to conceal allegations of sexual abuse within its congregations. Reveal’s investigation found that for abuse victims, this can mean enduring a variety of difficulties.