NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1983
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(Studio) New York federal judge reported temporarily banning administration's "squeal rule" affecting birth control clinics.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Admin.'s efforts to force family planning clinics recing. federal funds to notify parents of minors' efforts to obtain birth control devices recalled; today's ruling in New York blocking new order examined. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Janet BENSHOOF - thinks administration should use law not administrative fiat.] Justice Department's response noted. [Planned Parenthood spokesperson Faye WATTLETON - thinks rule will result in more teenage pregnancies and abortions.] Implications of today's court decision considered.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Arthur Lien