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Mothers protest against abortion legislation, 11 October 1977

Reference Number: EP/1977/3978/8A-F

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.

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Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: 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.

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