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Supreme Court / Abortion / Clinic Protests #150558

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 24, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court decision that the Racket Influence and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) may be used against foes of abortion using violence examined. [National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN - comments.] Opinions from Chief Justice William Rehnquist and two other justices quoted and noted. [Operation Rescue director Patrick MAHONEY - says the Supreme Court has declared war on dissent.] (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

(Washington: Jackie Judd) Response of anti-abortion and abortion rights activists to the court's decision examined; the killing of Dr. David Gunn in Pensacola, Florida, recalled; scenes shown of vandalized abortion clinics. [MAHONEY - comments further.] [Abortion protester Mary Ann KREITZER, Pensacola Medical Services Brianne DORSEY - react to the decision.]

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Kabrin, Carole;
O'Brien, Tim

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