Bedford Square, London. 3 & 30 March 2012
40 Days for Life have been picketing outside the BPAS clinic in Bloomsbury Square for almost 40 days
One person stands by the door to approach anyone entering or leaving
Others present stand by their notices, reading their bibles, praying and watching
These pictures were taken on 7 March, when I talked to the people about their activities.
On 30 March, a counterprotest by pro-choice campaign Abortion Rights opposed the '40 Days for Life' group
coming after the clinic had closed so as not to disturb the clients
and at a time when 40 Days for Life were holding a prayer vigil with a Catholic bishop
'Keep Abortion Safe and Legal'. Quite a few posters had a wire coathanger on them - it was often used by illegal abortionists
'Keep the Eucharist out of my Uterus'
Pots and pans to make noise
'I asked God. She's pro-choice'
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