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Pro/Con: Abortion Registry Bill (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-01

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Abortion | Louisiana. Bureau of Vital Statistics


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • Bella, V.J. Speaker


This segment from the June 1, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a proposed abortion registry law, which would require all abortions to be reported to the Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Representative Woody Jenkins of Baton Rouge and State Representative V.J. Bella of Berwick speak on the issue. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome