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Supreme Court / Abortion #324842

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Cleveland Heights, Ohio: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported hearing juvenile abortion cases; details given of cases involving Heather Pearson and Missy Larson, who when pregnant in their teens, were forced to receive parental permission to have abortions due to Minnesota and Ohio laws. [PEARSON, LARSON - comment.] [Minnesota deputy attorney general John TUNHEIM - defends Minnesota law.] Pearson noted not seeing her father for years; details given of her efforts to find father in order to ask his permission for abortion. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor quoted. [Ohio assistant attorney general Rita EPPLER, Meadowbrook Women's Clinic spokesperson Paula WENDT - offer differing opinions on subject.] Decisions reported expected to lead to further restrictions upon abortion rights. (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Juhlin, Don;
Schieffer, Bob

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