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Oregon To Woman In Custody: No Abortion Unless You Post Bail

Via RH Reality Check: “A women in Oregon has been placed in custody while awaiting a trial for arson and disorderly conduct after allegedly dousing herself with paint thinner and lighter fluid in a motel room.” She has requested an abortion in a nearby town, “but so far the request has been denied unless she comes up with $6500–10 percent of the $65,000 in bail being requested as she may be a ‘flight risk.’”

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