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Louisiana Department Of Education Orders School To Drop Ban On Pregnant Students

August 8, 2012


Think Progress, August 8, 2012 by Tara Culp-Ressler Louisiana education officials are requiring the Delhi Charter School to drop the “Student Pregnancy Policy” that bans pregnant students from attending classes on its campus. After the American Civil Liberties Union called the discriminatory policy unconstitutional and pressured the school with potential legal action, the Louisiana Department […]

Get Tested Or Get Out: School Forces Pregnancy Tests on Girls, Kicks out Students Who Refuse or are Pregnant

August 6, 2012


ACLU Blog, August 6, 2012 by Tiseme Zegeye In a Louisiana public school, female students who are suspected of being pregnant are told that they must take a pregnancy test. Under school policy, those who are pregnant or refuse to take the test are kicked out and forced to undergo home schooling. Welcome to Delhi […]

Teen Moms Can’t Vote On Abortion Bill That Targets Them

April 4, 2012

0, April 4, 2012 by Jessica Pieklo Montana plans to join the long list of states with an anti-abortion initiative on its November ballot, but unlike many of the others proposals, Montana’s targets a population that can’t even vote on it: teen moms. Montana wants voters to decide whether or not a girl 16 or […]