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New York / Abortion / Cuomo and Catholic Church #127116

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) Abortion debate in New York state that is now centering around positions of Governor Mario Cuomo and Roman Catholic Church featured; details given of criticism of Cuomo by Bishop Austin Vaughan, who had been sentenced for blocking abortion clinic. [In phone interview from jail, VAUGHAN - says Cuomo is in danger of going to hell for his abortion opinions.] [In 1984, CUOMO - says Supreme Court has established women's rights to abortions.] [Yesterday, CUOMO - says it is a political issue.] [Archbishop of New York Cardinal John O'CONNOR - talks about Cuomo's position.] [CUNY professor Arthur SCHLESINGER, Junior - criticizes Vaughan's statement.] [Today, VAUGHAN - affirms his position.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Sawyer, Forrest

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