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NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Today's session of Senate subcommittee chaired by Senator John East, re: legally defining beginning of life examined. [Dr. Leon ROSENBERG - disputes medical's ability to determine actual moment life begins.] Legis. currently under debate, 5.158, noted overriding Supreme Court decision on abortion if passed. [Center for Constitutional Rights spokesperson Rhonda COPELON - questions power given Congress under legislature] [Life Amendment Lobby Paul BROWN - criticizes congress moves.] Support for constitutional amendment by groups such as National Right to Life and United States Catholic Congress noted.

Bode, Ken;
Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger

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