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Supreme Court / Abortion #270060

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1980
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(Studio) Supreme Court reported hearing arguments on fed.-funded abortions for the poor.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Arguments over Hyde amendment presented to court by attorney Rhonda Copelon and solicitor general Wade McCree outlined; Justices William Rehnquist, Byron White, and Warren Burger said apparently supporting Hyde amendment; Harry Blackmun, William Brennan and Thurgood Marshall noted sympathetic to claim that Congress possibly endangered health of pregnant poor women. Positions of Potter Stewart and Lewis Powell cited. Details given.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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