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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Recent Supreme Court ruling on abortion and family planning clinics recalled.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Debate in House of Representatives over abortion regulations featured; scenes shown. [Representatives Barbara BOXER, Henry HYDE, Christopher SMITH, John PORTER - offer differing opinions on abortion.] Findings from ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on abortion and clinics outlined on screen. President Bush noted promising to veto all bills promoting abortion rights.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Ron Claiborne) Reaction of clinics to Supreme Court ruling featured; scenes shown from clinics in New York City and Georgia. [Planned Parenthood's Alex SANGER, Georgia family planning director Ann SUMMER - comment.] Options open to clinics with regard to abortion and federal funding outlined. [Plaintiffs' attorney Laurence TRIBE - comments.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Cokie

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