Protesters want abortion to be legal in Queensland

Believers in women’s abortion rights showing their support for the cause at the picket in Brisbane's CBD. Image by Daniel McCormack

Yesterday, people gathered across Brisbane’s CBD to ask the Queensland Government to decriminalise abortion. Statistics show that 1 in 4 women in Australia will get an abortion at any stage in their life. However, many people in the state do not realise that abortion is still in the criminal code.

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