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A protester from the Helpers of God's Precious Infants stands outside the Melbourne Fertility Control Clinic.

WHEN DOES EXPRESSING YOUR VIEWS GO TOO FAR? IS IT OKAY TO PICKET OUTSIDE AN ABORTION CLINIC?

Ever since the first abortion clinic in Australia opened in the early 1970s, the Fertility Control Clinic in Melbourne has been plagued by religious protesters.

Now they’re taking the local council to the Supreme Court to force them to deal with the nuisance outside the clinic gates.

But protesters say doing that would trample their right to freedom of speech.