Reaction: "Thompson Orders Clinic Check Step-Up" - Pamela Zekman and Karen Koshner - Chicago Sun-Times

Reaction: "Thompson Orders Clinic Check Step-Up" - Pamela Zekman and Karen Koshner - Chicago Sun-Times

by: Pamela Zekman, Karen Koshner | publication date: November 14, 1978 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times | pages: 3

Gov. Thompson ordered state inspections of abortion clinics stepped up in his first meeting with his task force Monday. Thompson also asked state Atty. Gen. William J. Scott for his co-operation in the investigation. Scott assigned two assistant attorney generals to expedite pending lawsuits against at least two physicians mentioned in the Sun-Times Abortion Profiteers series.

The Sun-Times reports that Illinois' Governor Thompson met with his newly formed task force and ordered them to increase their inspections of the state's abortion clinics.

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