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Abortion / Roe v. Wade #1041791

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Major milestones that happened 40 years ago, including President Richard Nixon’s inauguration, the death of President Lyndon Johnson, the peace deal that ended the Vietnam war and the Roe v. Wade abortion decision, noted.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The abortion rights debate 40 years after Roe v. Wade examined; scenes shown of pro- and anti-abortion protests at the Supreme Court; poll findings cited; audiotape with the voices of Chief Justice Warren Burger†† and lawyer Sarah Weddington† heard. [Earlier, former Representative Todd AKIN†- talks about “legitimate rape.”] [Earlier, Indiana state treasurer Richard MOURDOCK†- says life from rape is a gift from God.] [Earlier, pro-Santorum super PAC supporter Foster FRIESS†- says gals put Bayer aspirin between their knees for contraception.] [Planned Parenthood president Cecile RICHARDS†- says this assault on women’s health and rights by politicians has backfired.] [Today, WEDDINGTON – comments on state restrictions.] [Susan B. Anthony List Marjorie DANNENFELSER†- comments on the argument.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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