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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 25, 2009
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) President Obama's fight with social conservatives over the issue of abortion featured; details given of his reversal of the ban on federal funding for international organizations facilitating abortion; scenes shown of protests by family groups. [Archbishop of Los Angeles Cardinal Roger MAHONY†- says Obama is not on the same page.] [Family Research Council Tony PERKINS - worries about social policy issues derailing his administration.] [Political analyst Doug MUZZIO†- says the religious right is not going away.] The likelihood Obama will lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research mentioned.

Harris, Dan;
Alfonsi, Sharyn

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