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Supreme Court / Abortion Notification #790861

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The Supreme Court’s agreement to review a New Hampshire law requiring minors wanting an abortion to notify a parent noted.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The potential impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the abortion case examined; scenes shown of an abortion rights demonstration outside the court; details given about the law that makes no exceptions when the 48-hour notification requirement would endanger the patient’s life. [Planned Parenthood president Karen PEARL†, anti-abortion lawyer Jay SEKULOW†- offer views on the New Hampshire law.] [American University Law School professor Stephen WERMIEL†- notes the impact on states’ freedom to restrict access to abortion.] The uncertainty over whether the hearing will include ailing Chief Justice William Rehnquist noted; recent photo & Grand Canyon University video shown of Rehnquist. [REHNQUIST – accepts an honorary degree.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:02:30

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