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Supreme Court / Abortion #103005

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 11, 1986
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(DC: Tim O'Brien) (Report in progress.) Supreme Court's reaffirmation of earlier ruling on abortion with overthrow of Pennsylvania abortion law examined; scenes shown. [Pennsylvania abortion law author Stephen FRIEND - notes bill is designed to discourage abortions.] Opinion of Justice Harry Blackman outlined on screen. [Abortion Rights Action League spokesperson Kate MICHELMAN - praises court decision.] Dissenting opinion regarding Roe versus Wade outlined on screen. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - thinks some justices are changing their position.]

O'Brien, Tim

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