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PHOTOS: Opponents to Senate bills stage mock funeral outside State House

  • Wearing black veils and holding signs that look like gravestones, Doris Hampton (left) and Ginny Litalien walk with members of the Handmaid Coalition through the halls of the State House in Concord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. About 30 opponents to the fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote staged a mock funeral for reproductive and voting rights at City Plaza before walking through the State House. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Opponents to the fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote staged a mock funeral for reproductive and voting rights at City Plaza in Concord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Among the group were members of the Handmaid Coalition dressed as characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale.” (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Opponents to a fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote staged a mock funeral for reproductive and voting rights at City Plaza in Concord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The bills have passed the House and Senate but have not yet been signed into law. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Opponents to a fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote staged a mock funeral for reproductive and voting rights at City Plaza in Concord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Among the group were members of the Handmaid Coalition dressed as characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale.” (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Opponents to the fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote staged a mock funeral for reproductive and voting rights at City Plaza in Concord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The bills have passed the House and Senate but have not yet been signed into law. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)



Monitor staff
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

About 30 people gathered at the State House on Wednesday in response to passage of the fetal homicide bill and a bill toughening residency verification requirements to vote. The bills have passed the House and Senate but have not yet been signed into law. The opponents staged a silent, symbolic funeral at City Plaza with signs mourning voting and reproductive rights before walking through the State House hallways.