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A Challenge to Abortion Counseling Reaches the Supreme Court

Dr. Irving Rust's Planned Parenthood clinic in the South Bronx challenged a ban on federally funding family planning clinics giving information on abortion. The case went to the Supreme Court last week, and the court upheld the lower court decision. Terry talks with Dr. Rust about his work at the clinic and his experience going before the Supreme Court.


Other segments from the episode on May 31, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 31, 1991: Interview with Irving Rust; Review of the television shows "Sunday Dinner" and "Trials of Life"; Interview with Kevin Spacey; Review of the film "Soap Dish."


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