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Colorado / Rape / Morning After Pill #785245

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 30, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Denver: Bill Redeker) The debate in Colorado over providing the "morning after" birth control pill to rape victims featured; scenes shown of advocates of the bill bringing petitions to Governor Bill Owens. [Rape survivor Mimi SCHAEFFER†- recalls her trauma.] [Bill sponsor state representative Betty BOYD†- says we are trying to prevent additional trauma for rape victims.] [In recorded message, voice of former Governor Christie Todd WHITMAN†- urges Republicans to call the governor.] The Catholics' view of the pill as a form of abortion noted. [Denver archdiocese Veronica LENZI†- says the bill goes against the truth of the church.]

Woodruff, Bob;
Redeker, Bill

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