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Abortions / West Germany / France #458774

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1971
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(Studio) Abortions becoming more socially acceptable.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(W. Berlin, Germany) Women in West Germany publish names in "Stern" magazine admitting had abortions to challenge law. [Writer Suzanna FANPACHENSKI - says those believing abortion wrong needn't have one, but shouldn't consider abortion criminal.] Pro-abortionists signing petitions; opposition from Catholic church influencing pols.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Paris, France) Pro-abortion groups in France trying to get therapeutic abortions law passed. Catholic church recently re-affirmed opposition to any changes in France abortion laws, influencing pols.; bill expected to be sent to commission for study to avoid issue temporarily.
REPORTER: David Burrington

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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