Press release regarding William P. Clements' review of the United States Supreme Court Ruling in Missouri abortion case, July 3, 1989
Press release regarding William P. Clements' review of the United States Supreme Court Ruling in Missouri abortion case, July 3, 1989. Regarding William P. Clements' announcement that he will review a Supreme Court's ruling that gives states enhanced authority in abortion cases.
United States. Supreme CourtClements, William P., 1917-2011
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"Texas Governor Term 2, 1987-1991"
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Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
"Governor William P. Clements, Jr. Official State Papers, 2nd Term, 1987-1991"
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Texas State library and archives commission
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OFFICE OF 11-1E COVERNCR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ROSS41\\1A SALAZAR JULY 3, 1989 (512) 463-1826 COVF_PNOR TO REVIEW IMPACT OF U.S. STREW CURT RUL! IN MISSaRI AF3ORTIM1 CASE Governor BillClements today said he will immediately review the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that apparently gives states enhanced authority in abortion cases. The governor also said he has asked his legal staff to analyze in detail the opinion and its impact on state laws. "I am opposed to abortion, except in the case of rape, incest or if the mother's lifeis in danger," the governor said. "This is a significant and complex decision and must be thoroughly rev i ewed." -- 30 --