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Abortion Bill Supporters Say Carnahan's Mettings Desperate

September 14, 1999
By: Kristin Marinec
State Capital Bureau

Supporters of the abortion bill say Governor Carnahan's last-minute discussions on the Wednesday veto session are acts of a desperate man. Kristin Marinec has that story from Jefferson City.

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Governor Carnahan met with top lawmakers Monday to discuss his options regarding the veto session of the abortion bill. One option is a special session that would delay floor discussions on the bill.

Senate sponsor of the bill Ted House says delaying the session is un-democratic.

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Contents: Senator Ted House says it is a huge mistake for Carnahan to try to prolong the issue and sustain the veto.

A spokesman for the governor says he will not compromise. From the state capitol I'm Kristin Marinec