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Supreme Court / Homosexual Rights #92092

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Gay rights case before Supreme Court involving Oklahoma school system reviewed. [1978, Anita BRYANT - calls for halt to "legislating immorality."] Arguments presented Supreme Court today by Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe, representative National Gay Task Force, and Oklahoma school board attorney Dennis Arrow outlined, quoted on screen. [ARROW - doesn't want teachers advocating freedom of choice.] [TRIBE - considers legal issue at stake.] OK mentioned only state with such law; California, considering similar law in 1970's, said dissuaded by then-Governor Ronald Reagan.

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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