Queensland Prisoner Pregnant With Twins Is Denied An Abortion
This is why those archaic abortion laws really do matter - by Alley Pascoe
Sep 6, 2017
A Queensland woman diagnosed with schizophrenia has been denied an abortion for an unwanted twin pregnancy because a tribunal ruled she did “not have the capacity to make complex decisions about all of her personal matters due to her diagnosed mental illness.”
The 33-year-old woman, known as QDB, is living at a mental health facility and undergoing treatment for schizophrenia after being jailed for breaching bail conditions involving drug use, reports the ABC.
Continued at source: Marie Claire: https://www.marieclaire.com.au/article/news/queensland-prisoner-pregnant-with-twins-is-denied-an-abortion