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Anti-Abortion Laws (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-10-06

Duration: 00:03:41

Subjects: Abortion


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Guste, William Speaker
  • Colker, Ruth Interviewee
  • Pulliam, June Interviewee
  • Stockstill, Larry Interviewee


This segment from the October 6, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on Louisiana Attorney General William Guste and Orleans Parish District Attorney Harry Connick, Sr. asking the district court if Louisiana’s anti-abortion laws can be enforced following the United States Supreme Court’s decision allowing states the right of judicial review for their abortion laws. His report includes highlights of a press conference with Attorney General Guste. He also interviews: Ruth Colker, a professor at the Tulane University School of Law; June Pulliam of the Baton Rouge chapter of NOW; and Larry Stockstill, pastor at Bethany Baptist Church. Host: Robert Collins