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Supreme Court / Abortion / Reaction #44310

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court says no state can require husband's or parents' consent for woman to have abortion.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Justice Harry Blackmun wrote major opinion on cases from Missouri and Massachusetts. His opinion with regard to parental and husband's consent related.
REPORTER: David Garcia Artist: Freda Reiter

(New York) 1 million legal abortions performed in United States last year [New York City Planned Parenthood Jane JOHNSON - comments on court's decision.] [18 year OLD - says those under 18 should have right to make their own decisions.] Right to life groups now have no recourse to stop abortions except const. amendment.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(New York) [Presidential candidate Ellen McCORMACK - denounces decision.]
REPORTER: John Martin

(New York) Court decision affirms lower court decisions with regard to abortion. Women control their reproductive systems.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Studio) Reporter quotes Florida right to life group member with regard to court's decision.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Garcia, David;
Gregory, Bettina;
Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:04:00

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