At its most extreme, anti-abortion activism included arson. These firemen are shown in the Auckland Medical Aid Centre, an abortion clinic, after an arson attack in 1976 which caused $100,000 ($830,000 in 2019 terms) worth of damage. The Auckland office of the Sisters Overseas Service, which helped women travel to Australia for abortions, was also set alight.
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