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Abortion Counseling Ban / Bush Veto #578555

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) House reported failing to override President Bush's veto of a bill which would have reversed a ban on abortion counseling at federally funded clinics. Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Consequences of ban on abortion counseling at federally funded clinics featured. [Planned Parenthood Dr. Irving RUST, Karrie GALLOWAY - talk about providing abortion information to patients.] Poor women's dependence on federally funded clinics noted; Planned Parenthood said warning that some clinics will be forced to close or reduce free care if funds are withdrawn. [Planned Parenthood Jane JOHNSON - comments.] Clark County District Health Center in Nevada reported complying with gag rule. Scenes shown of anti-abortion rally. [National Right to Life Doug JOHNSON - comments on effect of gag rule.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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