NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules Medicaid money for abortions must continue until court decides if law with regard to denial of Medicaid for voluntary abortions discriminates against poor. National Conf. of Catholic Bishops meets in DC and Cincinnati (Ohio) Archbishop Joseph Bernardin says conference should not only be concerned about abortion but also about sanctity of human life at all stages.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Conf. says it preferred Ford's view on abortion during campaign; Bernardin says shock waves still reverberating. [BERNARDIN - says issue of human life is best one upon which to stake reputations and consciences if bishops are to be thought men of 1 issue.] [Conf. general secretary Bishop James RAUSCH - notes publicity given to church-supported issues as result of abortion issue in campaign.] Other issues before conference noted.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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