Philly calls for investigation into 16 year old’s abortion

Here’s the link to Regina Medina’s story from the Philadelphia Daily News story on the alleged DHS mandated abortion of a 24 week term baby. That story is here.

But here is the update on the investigation.

Two Philadelphia-area politicians want the city’s Department of Human Services to answer some questions following allegations published this week in the Daily News that a caseworker pressured a teen in foster care into having an abortion.The day the story appeared, Concilio, the provider agency contracted with DHS, removed the teen and three other children from the home of the foster mother, who spoke out about the case.

“DHS engaged in retaliatory behavior by removing the remaining children in the foster parent’s care because of her willingness to disclose unethical practices of the agency,” state Sen. LeAnna Washington, whose district covers parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, wrote in a letter sent to DHS Commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose.

We will keep you updated on this story.