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Medicine: Abortion Pill #194662

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 28, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The FDA's milestone approval of the RU-486 abortion pill to be marked as mifoprex featured; animated diagram shown to illustrate how the drug works. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Jane HENNEY - says the decision was based on science, not politics.] [Planned Parenthood president Gloria FELDT, National Right to Life Committee Laura ECHEVARRIA - offer differing opinions on RU-486.] [University of Rochester Dr. Eric SCHAFF - comments on the pill's use.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) conditions for the drug use detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The impact the approval of RU-486 will have on abortions examined. [Family Research Council president Kenneth CONNOR, Feminist Majority Foundation president Eleanor SMEAL - offer differing opinions on the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) decision.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from presidential candidate Governor George W. Bush in opposition to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ruling quoted.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Stark, Lisa

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