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Abortion / Lawsuits / Robertson #560802

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Lawsuits reported being filed to block abortion regulations. Planned Parenthood, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) and American Public Health Association named as plaintiffs. Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Abernethy) New abortion regulations reviewed. [Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Nabers CABANISS - comments on new regulations.] Definition of family planning examined. [National Right to Life Committee chairperson Kay JAMES - says abortion not family planning.] [Family planning counselor Leslie LAURIE - says regulations restrict info.] [National Family Planning Association spokesperson Scott SWIRLING - comments on regulations.] Family planning clinics sharing abortion facilities noted being included in funding ban. [LAURIE - says regulations harassment.] Regulations noted going to Supreme Court for final decision.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Cand. Pat Robertson quoted regarding Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood spokesperson's response quoted.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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