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Supreme Court / Abortion Notification #790714

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Announcement by the Supreme Court that it will consider the New Hampshire case of parental notification laws for abortions introduced.

(Washington: John Cochran) The abortion battle examined; details given about the New Hampshire law requiring a parent or guardian to be informed 48 hours before an abortion & the following appeals court ruling & of the concerns voiced by abortion rights activists. [American Center for Law & Justice Jay SEKULOW†- cites the importance of the case.] [National Women's Law Center co-president Marcia GREENBERGER†- says this case could unravel the protection of Roe v. Wade.] [October 4, 2004, President BUSH  - backs notification.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The importance of tomorrow's Senate vote on the filibuster for judicial nominations in light of the court's announcement today & the speculation about the kind of Supreme Court justice Bush would prefer discussed; photo shown of ailing Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Cochran, John;
Stephanopoulos, George
Duration:
00:03:50

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