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Colleges Must Protect Students Who Seek Abortions, Education Department Says

October 05, 2022

The Education Department released guidance on Tuesday reminding colleges and universities that Title IX prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, abortion, and other related conditions. Colleges and universities cannot exclude students from educational access because they are pregnant, had a child, or had an abortion, the guidance said. The 19th News first reported on the reminder, which comes in the form of a fact sheet.

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