Once the Federation of Labour and the Labour Party had adopted the Working Women’s Charter’s provisions as policy in 1980 opposition was very active. The anti-abortion lobby and traditional churches led a campaign that included the claim that the charter was a communist document. This pamphlet was produced by a group calling itself ‘The Tortoises’, who believed the family was threatened by ‘inherently totalitarian forces’.
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