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Missouri, Alabama / Abortion Law #1137422

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 16, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The passage in Missouri of a restrictive law banning abortion the day after a similar bill in Alabama reviewed; details given of the specifics of the bills; scenes shown of a debate over "rape." [Missouri Governor Mike PARSON% says he will be honored to sign.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - worries about a dismantling of Roe v. Wade.] [Representative Kevin McCARTHY@- says there should be exceptions.] [Alabama state representative Terri COLLINS@- says the goal is get Roe turned over.] [On CBN, evangelist Pat ROBERTSON - says it is an extreme law: not the right one for the Supreme Court.] The view of some conservatives questioning this extreme Alabama law discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary
Duration:
00:03:20

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