Independent Lens

Trapped: Teen Rape Victim Turned Away

Clip: Season 17 Episode 19 | 1m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film Trapped, a 13 year-old victim of rape who is on the cusp of her 5-month legal abortion window is turned away from a Texas clinic because the clinic cannot find an available anesthetist to put the girl to sleep — required by state law — in time to perform the procedure.

Aired: 06/19/16

Rating: NR

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