Gardasil or Deportation? White Teen’s Case Highlights Racist Double Standard

Via Feministing comes the story of Simone Davis, a 17-year-old native Briton described as “an aspiring elementary school teacher and devout Christian.” Simone’s grandmother Jeannie, her legal guardian and a US citizen, has been trying for the last decade to get Simone US citizenship while the two of them have been living in Florida. She’s facing separation from her family and deportation back to a country that she has no ties to, for the crime of refusing to pay to put her health and her life at risk. Read more here.

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