Australia: Everything You Need To Know About The Abortion Battle Raging In Queensland

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Everything You Need To Know About The Abortion Battle Raging In Queensland
The state of play, the human stories, the legal nitty-gritty.

posted on Feb. 15, 2017
by Gina Rushton

Abortions still occur in the Sunshine State, but women must first overcome legal, financial and geographical barriers to access a termination, and their doctors can face prosecution for performing one.

Queenslanders with unplanned pregnancies have been turned away from hospitals; been dissuaded by their GPs; bought plane tickets to procure an abortion; and experienced harassment outside clinics as there is no law stopping protesters from gathering.

Continued at source: Buzzfeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-abortion-battle-raging