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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Saint Paul: Bruce Morton) Last summer's Supreme Court decision that gives states more freedom to restrict abortion recalled; details given of proposed Minnesota legislation that would ban abortions performed as birth control. [National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN - criticizes bill.] Anti-abortion bill noted sponsored by National Right to Life Committee. States in which abortion legislation is pending listed. [Pollster Richard RYAN - says public is generally anti-abortion.] [Minnesota senators Roger MOE, Gene WALDORF - comment on bill.] Arguments for and against bill discussed; scenes shown of Joan Mondale polling people. [Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Jackie SCHWIETZ, Minnesota Abortion Rights Council Clare GRAVON - argue bill.] Abortion issue noted being discussed here during election year.
- Morton, Bruce;
- Rather, Dan
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