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Abortion / Partial-Birth Ban #740276

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 2003
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(San Francisco: Tom Brokaw) The Senate’s approval of a ban on partial-birth {late-term) abortion noted.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) The debate over partial-birth abortion featured; details given of the likelihood that the issue will end up in the Supreme Court. [Senators John ENSIGN†, Rick SANTORUM†, Barbara BOXER†, Tom HARKIN†– offer views on the procedure.] [Center for Reproductive Rights Nancy NORTHUP†- says the bill violates the Supreme Court’s ruling from 3 years ago.] [National Right to Life Committee Patricia COLL†- says we hope one of the Supreme Court justices will reject the extremism of partial-birth abortion.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Reid, Chip

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