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He did not know about the letter but he understood our concern. Perhaps something could be done.

Somewhere in the labyrinth between Church and State there was movement. It came to pass that Bishop Muldoon's letter was not read out to the congregations: and its contents disappeared into oblivion.

I was busy in the electorate office with interviews one afternoon when Donna told me that there was a woman from Melbourne waiting to see me about the Right to Life Campaign. I sent out a message that my time was fully committed at present with the constituent matters, but that she could make an appointment to see me on some other day.

It was well after 5pm when my last interview was over. Donna had gone home. I opened my door to usher out three teenage girls, who had requested some help for their school; and a determined-looking woman pushed her way in.

She introduced herself as Margaret Tighe, and explained that she urgently wanted to talk to me on behalf of the Right to Life Movement. I pointed out that it was my duty to listen to my constituents, but not necessarily to people from other states. Why was she seeking me out?

Mrs Tighe claimed that she just happened to be

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