Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has been fighting against abortion in the Apple Isle for years.
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Something is amiss with people of child-bearing age in Tasmania.
If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.
Heather Douglas (Professor of Law, University of Queensland) and Caroline de Costa (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University) investigate a recent case of a woman being charged with illegally aborting her own pregnancy and question what was gained by this absurd process.