NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 03, 1983
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(Studio) Health and Human Services "squeal rule," applying to teenagers seeking birth control prescriptions at fed.-funded clinics, noted taking effect soon. New Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler, who opposes the rule, noted remaining silent; former HHS Secretary Richard Schweiker recalled responsible for new regulation.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Admin.'s support of rule explained; disagreement among birth control clinic personnel examined. [Planned Parenthood spokesperson Sally KOHN - thinks requirement is unconstitutional.] [TEENAGERS - oppose law.] Basis of Planned Parenthood's concern explained. [KOHN - worries about return to dark ages.] Planned Parenthood said planning on defying regulation; details given.
REPORTER: Eric Burns
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