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Supreme Court / Term Limits #159976

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 22, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Decision by the Supreme Court that state laws setting term limits are unconstitutional examined; details given of the Arkansas case in which Amendment 73 set Congressional term limits. [US Term Limits, Incorporated, Paul JACOB - says the people want term limits.] The majority opinion of Justice John Paul Stevens and dissenting opinion of Justice Clarence Thomas quoted. [League of Women Voters Lloyd LEONARD - says term limits are not necessary.] (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

(Washington: Jim Wooten) The political reaction to the court's decision and the question of what Republicans will do next featured. [Earlier, during House vote, Representative Newt GINGRICH - says a term limits proposal is not passed.] [Senator Hank BROWN - proposes an alternative bill.] [GINGRICH - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kabrin, Carole;
O'Brien, Tim;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:04:00

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