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(Studio) Last year Congress passed law temporarily forbidding living fetal research; national commission recommends ban be lifted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) Lennart Nilsson photograph shows baby before birth inside womb. Liberalized abortion laws make more fetuses available for research. [Dr. John HOBBINS - discusses research he's conducting with fetuses; research impossible without therapeutic abortions.] [Monsignor James McHUGH - says there must be respect for human life; fetus is living being and must be protected against such open research.] Everyone agrees some sort of guidelines needed for fetal research.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
- Bergman, Jules;
- Smith, Howard K.
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