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Tuesday, 15 May 1973
Page: 2052

To the Hon. the Speaker and members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled. The petition of the undersigned citizens of the Commonwealth humbly showeth:

That the undersigned believe that,

1.   The duty of Government is to give legal protec tion to human life before, as well as after, birth. We ask that legal protection be given to the unborn child.

2.   Recourse to abortion lessens respect for human life in the community. We stand firmly against the present attempt to change legislation on abortion.

3.   The responsibility of Government for the welfare of all citizens demands adequate social assistance programs for women contemplating recourse to an abortion.

Your petitioners most humbly pray that the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled should maintain the existing laws covering Abortion and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever play. by Mr Fisher and Mr Fox.

Petitions received.







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