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This measure by amending General Laws (Ter. Ed. Chapter 272, Section 21 provides that the provisions of Sections 20 & 21 of said Chapter 272 which make it an offense to advertise or give information as to the procurement of means for the prevention of pregnancy or conception shall not apply to treatment or prescription given to married women by registered physicians for protection of life or health.

1948 Nov 2 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 4 :: Initiative PetitionDo you approve of a law summarized below which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 84 in the affirmative and 130 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 15 in the affirmative and 22 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
13,171
30,407
4,706
43,578
48,284
Precinct 1
 
283
890
115
1,173
1,288
Precinct 2
 
287
793
114
1,080
1,194
Precinct 3
 
263
669
148
932
1,080
Precinct 4
 
324
886
113
1,210
1,323
Precinct 5
 
321
899
117
1,220
1,337
Precinct 1
 
233
736
262
969
1,231
Precinct 2
 
187
870
129
1,057
1,186
Precinct 3
 
152
632
108
784
892
Precinct 4
 
280
898
150
1,178
1,328
Precinct 5
 
305
811
150
1,116
1,266
Precinct 6
 
220
766
99
986
1,085
Precinct 1
 
294
867
180
1,161
1,341
Precinct 2
 
427
706
119
1,133
1,252
Precinct 3
 
393
860
127
1,253
1,380
Precinct 4
 
266
932
101
1,198
1,299
Precinct 5
 
306
789
95
1,095
1,190
Precinct 1
 
470
999
121
1,469
1,590
Precinct 2
 
192
733
142
925
1,067
Precinct 3
 
446
940
96
1,386
1,482
Precinct 4
 
482
941
130
1,423
1,553
Precinct 5
 
401
894
164
1,295
1,459
Precinct 6
 
141
764
75
905
980
Precinct 1
 
252
751
104
1,003
1,107
Precinct 2
 
246
818
138
1,064
1,202
Precinct 3
 
362
748
116
1,110
1,226
Precinct 4
 
354
818
85
1,172
1,257
Precinct 5
 
246
793
139
1,039
1,178
Precinct 6
 
364
788
120
1,152
1,272
Precinct 1
 
491
714
100
1,205
1,305
Precinct 2
 
502
730
143
1,232
1,375
Precinct 3
 
456
536
115
992
1,107
Precinct 4
 
397
785
86
1,182
1,268
Precinct 5
 
536
576
105
1,112
1,217
Precinct 1
 
483
835
126
1,318
1,444
Precinct 2
 
391
882
118
1,273
1,391
Precinct 3
 
577
750
112
1,327
1,439
Precinct 4
 
365
822
139
1,187
1,326
Precinct 5
 
476
786
105
1,262
1,367
Totals
 
13,171
30,407
4,706
43,578
48,284