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Abortion Funding #491584

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1977
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(Studio) Contd. congress debate on abortion funding noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Report on situation in Congress now with regard to abortion-funding measure and lobbying efforts by both pro- and anti-abortion groups. Supreme Court rulings on issue and organization of anti-abortion groups, backed by Catholic Church, noted. [Senator Edward BROOKE - describes lobbying against funding he's been subject to.] [Representative Daniel FLOOD - says House has made clear its position on question by votes taken.] Reasons for many Congmen's. change of mind on issue, especially political one as all House members are up for reelection next year, detailed. Points of agreement and argument between House and Senator on measure listed.
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

Brinkley, David;
Ellerbee, Linda

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