NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1970
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(Studio) Hawaii House of Representatives considering abortion bill already passed by Senator allowing any woman to have an abortion performed by physician. Colorado adopted liberal abortion law 3 years ago.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Denver, Colorado) [Richard D. LAMM - says state should not be involved at all, it is between women and doctor.] Since law has passed in Colorado still few abortions performed in cases of rape, incest, or impairment to woman's health. 1 woman turned down twice; then went to Mexico for abortion. [WOMAN - said board put her off; went to Mexico.] [Sam DOWNING - said easier for society to want abortion.]
REPORTER: Don. Oliver
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