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Abortion: Obama's political tightrope

Video by Guillaume MEYER

Latest update : 2009-07-02

For decades, abortion has been a divisive subject in the US. During his election campaign, Barack Obama stayed well away from the issue but the US president is now confronted with ever-growing tension between pro-choice and anti-abortion groups.

Date created : 2009-07-01

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