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Germany Reunification / Abortion Issue #129165

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 16, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Berlin: Jerry King) Division of East and West Germany over the abortion question as reunification nears examined; details given of opposing approaches to abortion in East and West Germany. [Unmarried mother Andrea GOLZ - says she should not need permission for abortion.] Conservative approach to abortion in West Germany reviewed. [Pro-life member of West German parliament Dr. ......

Rudolf SCHOTTIER - (thru translator) says life must be saved.] [East German WOMAN - says women cannot be seen as murderers.] [Pro- life member of West German parliament Roswitha VERHEULSDONK - says we need to find a better way.] Phenomenon of "abortion tourism" in which West Germans go to East Germany for abortions mentioned.

King, Jerry;
Simpson, Carole

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