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Abortion / State Vote / Bush #559641

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Announcement by pro-choice forces that they will continue fighting for state-financed abortions in Colorado, Michigan, and Arkansas despite Elec. Day referendums noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Vote to ban state-financed abortion reviewed; protest marches shown in several states. [In Colorado, wife of ex-gov., Dottie LAMM - says people don't want poor people to have same rights.] Results of NBC News poll on abortion outlined on screen. Position of Republican platform on abortion detailed. [During first campaign debate, Vice President George BUSH - supports sanctity of life.] Modification of Bush's position noted. [National Abortion Rights Action League spokesperson Kate MICHELMAN - says we will have president who believes abortion should be criminalized.] Supreme Court noted set to review six abortion cases.

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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