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Supreme Court / Abortion #106328

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 01, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Tim O'Brien) Abortion case noted coming before Supreme Court prior to filling the bench reported ["MARY" - doesn't want parents to know she had abortion.] State laws on notification and consent about abortion noted. [Dr. David ZBARAZ - says legal mandate that doctor notify parents prior to abortion is wrong.] [Illinois deputy attorney general Michael HAYES - explains state law on abortion notification.] Issue of juveniles' getting approval of judge instead of parents discussed. [ZBARAZ - wonders about juvenile calling judge.] ["AMANDA" - talks about going to judge.] Pros and cons of this abortion case noted. [National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN - opposes restricting minors' rights.] [Ex-Illinois state senate Leroy LEMKE - says law provides best medical treatment.] Possibility of 4-4 Supreme Court split on case of parental notification on abortion outlined. Court noted not likely to overthrow Roe versus Wade case upon hearing this case.

Donaldson, Sam;
O'Brien, Tim

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