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Supreme Court / Paternity Cases / Abortion #318402

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City, UT: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported ageeing to hear "reverse paternity" case involving issues of abortion and fatherhood rights; details given of several such paternity cases. [Michael REYNOLDS - comments on trying to stop wife Jennifer's abortion.] Background information of case given. [Jennifer REYNOLDS -comments on not wanting another baby.] [Michael REYNOLDS - says he would have raised baby himself.] Supreme Court's stance on issue discussed. [National Right to Life attorney James BOPP - comments on significance of case.] [MAN - comments on pursuing similar suit against girlfriend in IN.] [UT ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) director Robyn BLUMNER - comments on issue.] Enforcement problems and differing state regulations discussed. [David OSTREICHER - comments on suing estranged wife for monetary damages because she had abortion.] [Toni OSTREICHER - says estranged husband is harassing her.] Issue noted to ultimately be decided by Supreme Court

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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