Search the Archive

Supreme Court / Abortion #332821

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 21, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Supreme Court ruling on new limits to harassment by anti-abortion protesters reported; details given of effect on aggressive anti-abortion group Operation Rescue; scenes shown from protests. [NOW legal defense fund Alison WETHERFIELD - says Operation Rescue has no right to block access to facilities.] [Feminist women's health centers Carol DOWNER - talks about wearing effects of protests.] Ruling noted making permanent last week's temporary ban in Atlanta. [Operation Rescue leader Randall TERRY - talks about moral obligation to continue now-illegal activities.] Possibility for local authorities to impose stricter penalties against this type of behavior mentioned.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.