NBC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1975
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(Studio) Although Supreme Court legalized abortions over 2 years ago, Saint Louis, Missouri, still doesn't permit abortions in city hospitals.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saint Louis, Missouri) City policy administered by Catholic mayor prevented abortion. Recently appeals court ruled city's antiabortion policy unconst. [Mayor John POELKER - opposes court's ruling and is fighting it.] [Attorney Frank SUSSMAN - says municipal and government authorities on all levels shouldn't be allowed to thwart Supreme Court decision.] 1 private, nonprofit clinic performs abortions. Poelker taking Saint Louis case to Supreme Court
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell
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