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Abortion / Akron Ordinance #497686

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Akron, Ohio, city council vote on abortion ordinance.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Akron, Ohio) Details of Akron's restrictive abortion ordinance listed. [City council member Elsie REAVEN - says male-dominated council has persisted in burdening women of Akron.] [Cnclwoman. Kathleen GREISSING - says intent of ordinance isn't to prevent abortions, but to ensure that women choosing to have abortions get good health care.] [MAN - announces passage of ordinance by one vote.] Akron mayor's consideration of veto of ordinance reported.
REPORTER: Eric Burns

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Burns, Eric
Duration:
00:01:50

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