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Abortion / Missouri, Alabama #1137466

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 18, 2019
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) The emotional vote in Missouri to ban abortion after the Alabama vote noted.

(White House : David Wright) The controversy over state laws challenging abortion right under Roe v. Wade leading to confusion at women's health centers in key states examined; scenes shown of protests; details given about the lack of exceptions for women in these two states. [Vice President Mike PENCE - backs the sanctity of human life.] Map shown of states with new abortion laws. [Alabama Women's Center Dr. Willie PARKER@- says we are asked if we are still open.] [Missouri Governor Mike PARSONS@- comments on the court challenges.] [Planned Parenthood med. dir. Dr. David EISENBERG@- worries about women needing abortion care.] Word from the White House on President Trump position on abortion rights & restrictions noted.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further converge of this debate on "This Week" noted.

Llamas, Tom;
Wright, David

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