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Wisconsin / Teenage Pregnancy #93164

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Madison, WI) New Wisconsin law signed into effect by Governor Anthony Earl making parents of teenagers who become pregnant financially responsible for grandchildren examined; current statistics for teenage pregnancy outlined. [Litisha NELSON - acknowledges not thinking about economy consequences of having child.] [Mary Ann NELSON - cites ongoing financial struggle.] [State representative Marlin SCHNEIDER - notes experimental aspect of legislature] Grandparent liability law explained, outlined on screen. [Planned Parenthood spokesperson Judith SELLE - supports law.] [Student Richard DEWEY - agrees.] [Dennis BUTLER - opposes supporting grandchild.] [Tammi BUTLER - thinks teens parents will push for abortion or reject pregnant children.]
REPORTER: Edie Magnus

Jennings, Peter;
Magnus, Edie

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