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Washington, DC / Abortion / Anti-Abortion March #195078

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 22, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The abortion issue and President Bush's administration examined; scenes shown of the annual anti-abortion march in Washington, DC, on the 28th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. [Representative Steve CHABOT - jokes about "former President Bill Clinton."] [Representative Christopher SMITH - states a position.] [National Right to Life Committee David O'STEEN - backs Bush's position.] [International Planed Parenthood Federation Pramilla SENANAYAKE - says women in poor countries need health care.] [National Women's Law Center Marcia GREENBERGER - says there are many ways of chipping away at Roe v. Wade.] The issues outlined: a possible rollback of access to the RU-486 abortion pill, bans on late term abortions and state laws limiting choice.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Findings of a new ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on abortion cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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