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Hi all, On Thursday 14 October 2010 a jury acquitted a young Cairns couple prosecuted in an historic trial for procuring their own abortion. Tegan Leach, 21, and partner Sergie Brennan, 22, faced seven and three year jail terms respectively if found guilty…Read More

Verdict: both not guilty!!!

Verdict: both found not guilty!! There continue to be live updates on with the #abortiontrial hashtag, or follow CbyC on twitter at, or on Facebook. I will send through a more detailed summary of this…Read More

Trial update

Dear members and supporters, The trial of a young couple in Cairns for allegedly procuring an abortion began in the District Court yesterday morning. Kate Marsh, our Public Liaison Officer, is in Cairns for the trial and is sending through live updates on…Read More

Cairns abortion trial to start next week! What you can do.

Dear members and supporters, The trial of a young couple in Cairns for procuring an abortion begins next Tuesday. This trial is the first of its kind in Queensland. The couple face a possible combined sentence of ten years imprisonment if they are…Read More

Animation about the current (dire) state of Queensland's abortion laws

National Day of Action this Saturday 9 October

Pro choice groups around the country are organising a National Day of Action this Saturday 9 October, with rallies occuring in the locations below: Brisbane (organised by the Pro Choice Action Collective): 1pm, Queen's Park, cnr George & Elizabeth…Read More

Trial date set for Cairns abortion case

AAP is reporting that the Cairns couple charged over a medical abortion will go to trial on 12 October. “A young Queensland couple facing criminal charges over a home abortion will face trial in October. Tegan Simone Leach, 20, and her partner, Sergie…Read More
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