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Article: Teen files lawsuit to keep her parents from coercing her to get abortion

HOUSTON, TX (KFVS) -

A 16-year-old Houston-area girl has reportedly filed a lawsuit to stop her parents from coercing her to get an abortion, according to a Houston newspaper blog.

According to sources with the Houston Chronicle,the  girl is in her first trimester and normally lives with her grandparents.

The girl reportedly alleges that her parents have forced her to move back in with them, threatened her physically, taken her cell phone away, kept her home from school and threatened to force her to get two jobs if she is to keep the baby.

According to the article, court documents reportedly show that the girls mother has allegedly threatened to secretly slip her daughter an abortion pill.

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