NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1979
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(Studio) Report on Supreme Court hearing on Massachusetts law with regard to abortions.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Massachusetts law requiring juveniles to have permission of both parents or judge prior to recing. abortion stated. Massachusetts state attorney's defense of law and opposing attorney's attack on law outlined. Opposition lawyer said attorney for abortion rights advocate Bill Baird. [BAIRD - says teenagers don't tell parents of these problems and that they are familiar with homestyle efforts to abort pregnancies.] Supreme Court record in abortion issue cases noted.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Betty Wells
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