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Case for Life, A

Case for Life, A

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Sunday, February 18, 1996 10.1 17 2
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Social Issue, Woman's Issue/Story

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Plot Synopsis

Two loving sisters, one a homemaker the other a lawyer, divided by their views on abortion find themselves in bitter conflict when the pro-life sister, who is pregnant, is diagnosed with a life threatening heart condition. Refusing a therapeutic abortion, the pro-choice sister takes her ailing sibling to court to force her to have the life saving abortion. The court sides with the pregnant sister, but she loses her baby when she goes into cardiac arrest. Her life is ultimately saved and the two sisters find the love to mend their damaged relationship and agree to disagree.


Production Company:

  • Walter Mirisch Prods. IAW Victor Television

Production Type:

  • In-House
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