CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has joined the opposition to a legal fight led by the ACLU to make the Trump administration allow undocumented immigrants to have abortions while in federal custody.
DeWine, a Republican running for governor, was among eight Republican state attorneys general who signed on to a pair of amicus, or “friend of the court” briefs. The filings, one from October and another from December, were written by Texas Solicitor General Scott Keller and filed as part of a federal case in the U.S. district court for Washington, D.C. Although they were written weeks ago, the filings weren’t made part of the public court docket until this week.
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An attorney general’s office spokesman declined to comment on why DeWine got
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