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Mississippi / Abortion Amendment #1006765

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 06, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(No location given: Thanh Troung) The abortion battle in Mississippi with an amendment defining life as starting with conception examined; "personhood" definition cited. [Personhood amendment advocate Dr. Freda BUSH†, pro-life Mississippi Terri HERRING†- say we can define what a person is and bring justice to the unborn.] [WOMAN, Mississippians For Healthy Families consultant Stan FLINT†- oppose the state's involvement.] The push to reverse the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision noted. [Political consultant Reed GUICE†- comments on the future constitutionality of "personhood."]

Holt, Lester;
Troung, Thanh

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