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Clinton / Abortion #144048

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) Rolling back by President Clinton of many of the restrictions on abortion featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, of an anti-abortion march on the 20th anniversary of Roe versus Wade. [March for Life Nellie GRAY, abortion rights activist Gloria ALLRED - comment.] Clinton noted lifting the gag rule at federally funded family planning clinics, reviewing the sale of RU-486 and ending the ban on fetal tissue research. [CLINTON - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Findings of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on support for the abortion decision outlined on screen.

(Columbia, SC: Rebecca Chase) Lack of regular training for medical residents in how to perform abortion and the resulting shortage of doctors who can perform legal abortions examined; hospital scenes shown; statistics on abortion training cited. [South Carolina Medical School Dr. Terry SMITH, DOCTOR, medical professor Dr. David GRIMES - comment.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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