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Focus (Politics: Initiative Process) #632332

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 29, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Some initiatives on the ballot reviewed; details given of California's Prop 36, which would divert non-violent drug offenders to treatment rather than prison; Colorado's Amendment 25, which would require a waiting period for abortions; assisted suicide on the ballot in Main and West Virginia's vote on a gambling casino at a resort. [Prop 5 opponent Wev SHEA, NORML Keith STROUP - offer differing opinions on legalizing marijuana in Alaska.] [Amendment 25 opponent Dr. Aris SOPHOCLES, Amendment 25 supporter Dr. Ed MANNING - offer differing opinions on the abortion issue.] [Maine Amendment 1 supporter Dr. Kate ROBERTS, opponent Steven TREMBLAY - offer differing opinions on assisted suicide.]

Seigenthaler, John

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