Mothers protest against abortion legislation

Mothers protest against abortion legislation
Date
11 October 1977
Ref
EP/1977/3978/8A-F
Description

Group of Wellington mothers holding a prayer vigil outside Parliament in Wellington. Their purpose was to demonstate against the the Contraception Steralisation and Abortion Bill which was being debated in Parliament. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 11th of October 1977.

The group was organised by Mrs Sharon Fawcett. She said that the mothers were all Christians and all were totally against sex education in primary schools.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on negative strip.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at Ethics-Demonstrations-Abortion Laws (Cabinet no 7, drawer 3).

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Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Mothers protest against abortion legislation
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1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on negative strip, Negatives
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