In Queensland, Australia, a 19-year-old woman has been charged with self-aborting her fetus. Tegan Simone Leach allegedly arranged for a family member to procure and smuggle the abortion drug misoprostol from a doctor in the Ukraine. According to Police, Ms. Leach successfully terminated the pregnancy at 60 days using the pill.Pro-choice lobbyists in Australia are railing against the charges, which are believed to be the first of their kind in the country. Abortion is legal in Queensland, but...Read Full Story
Tegan Simone Leach is an Australian woman charged with aborting her own fetus. Leach, 19, has garnered significant support from the pro-choice lobby.