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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 15, 1977
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(Studio) Right of landlords to ban children from rental property now being questioned.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Los Angeles, California) Marina Del Ray, California, characterized. Marina Point apartment house won't allow children. Adam Wolfson, 2 years old, reason landlords won't renew lease of parents, Steve and Lois Wolfson. Wolfsons take case to court [Lois WOLFSON - explains her feelings.] Wolfson lawyer raises issue of children being discriminated against, like minorities. State law, however, permits landlords to exclude anyone as long as not improper. Judge's rule could set precedence. Apt. located on county land, so Wolfsons can invoke constitutional law, claiming state cannot arbitrarily deny equal protection.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

Redeker, Bill;
Walters, Barbara

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