Access to Abortion Clinics

The committee heard testimony from the attorney general, abortion providers, municipal officials, and legal experts on legislation that… read more

The committee heard testimony from the attorney general, abortion providers, municipal officials, and legal experts on legislation that would restrict anti-abortion protesters' tactics in attempting to prevent women from entering abortion clinics. The legislation would create stiffer punishments for abortion protesters who interfere with the business or clientele of the clinics. Pro-life protesters claim the legislation would violate their first amendment rights in singling out speech by anti-abortion protesters as illegal. A panel of abortion providers discussed their experiences in dealing with abortion protesters in their working and private lives. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
40598-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 1993
Last Aired:
May 15, 1993

Airing Details

  • May 12, 1993 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 1993 | 9:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1993 | 4:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 1993 | 1:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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