ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by the Supreme Court of cases it will not hear, including a case on a Pennsylvania law banning wrongful birth lawsuits, reported.
(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Lawsuit in which the parents are suing their doctor for refusing to perform an abortion on a fetus with likely birth defects detailed. [Portia's parents Venita and Andre DAVIS, ob/gyn Dr. Robert GREENFIELD, family's attorney Douglas SMITH - talk about the birth resulting in a brain-damaged baby.] The question of when brain damage can be detected during a pregnancy noted. [Boston University medical ethicist Dr. Michael GRODIN - comments.]
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