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Missouri / Abortion Law #1137452

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Mary Bruce) The protests in Missouri over a restrictive abortion law that will be signed by Governor Mike Parsons featured; scenes shown from the Missouri state house; details given of specifics of the bill [State representatives Doug BECK@, Barry HOVEN@, Raychel PROUDIE@- offer differing opinions on the rape clause.] [Planned Parenthood med. dir. Dr. David EISENBERG@- worries about women with no option being hurt or injured.] Map shown of states passing new abortion laws shown. A statement from Vice President Mike Pence about a pro-life administration quoted. The role of the abortion issue in the Democratic presidential election discussed.

Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary

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