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Supreme Court / Ginsburg Nom. / Abortion Rights #313661

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Doug. Ginsburg's involvement with a cable television company while submitting briefs to the Supreme Court which called for less regulation for companies reviewed. Government Ethics Office said looking for possible law violations. Report introduced.

(Chicago Illinois: Rita Braver) "Amanda" discusses having to get judge's permission to have an abortion when age 14. ["AMANDA" - says all her privacy was taken away at that time.] Parental notification or consent for minors discussed. [Illinois deputy attorney general Michael HAYES - says parents need to know about a situation like this because they are still responsible for their minor children.] Law interfering with minors' rights mentioned. [Gynecologist Dr. David ZBARAZ - says since the girl has to go through the pregnancy, it should be her decision.] Abortion protestors shown. [National Pro-Family Coalition Michael SCHWARTZ - says abortion is murder, and as long as it is legal, 15-year-olds should not be frightened into having one.] Harassment of teenagers by parents mentioned. [Meadowbrook Women's Clinic Paula WENDT - says a father found out his daughter was pregnant and told her she was going to be a prostitute.] Illinois case said will be watched carefully.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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