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A Closer Look (Abortion Battle) #788649

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Miami: Jeffrey Kofman) An unusual right-to-life battle between the state of Florida & a 13-year-old girl {known as "L.G."}, who got pregnant while in the state's care, examined; details given of the issue before the court of whether the girl has the right to an abortion without the state's consent. [ACLU of Florida executive director Howard SIMON†- outlines what the governor should be concerned about.] [State representative Susan BUCHER†- says it's legal for her to make her own decision & DCF is overstepping its bounds.] [Voice of JUDGE - expresses anger with DCF.] [State representative John STARGEL†- backs DCF.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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