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Abortion / Guam / Idaho #127447

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 19, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Guam reported passing restrictive legislation on abortion.

(Boise: Ken Kashiwahara) Battle in Idaho over bill that would ban abortion as method of birth control featured; scenes shown of protests in Boise, ID. [Freedom Means Choice Betsy DUNKLIN - says Idaho traditionally resents outsiders telling them what to do.] [Idaho state representative Gary MONTGOMERY - discusses pressure from National Right to Life Committee.] Possibility noted that Idaho bill, if passed, could go to Supreme Court as test case to overthrow its Roe versus Wade decision that legalized abortion. [National Right to Life Committee Brian JOHNSTON, National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN - comment on implications of Idaho bill.]

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:02:20

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