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December 3, 1989 | BARRY M. HORSTMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the second time in as many months, San Diego County voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide a special state legislative campaign that has drawn national attention as a referendum on abortion. The special 39th Senate District election also will add a new chapter to the age-old debate over separation of church and state, thanks to a religious leader's controversial intrusion in the campaign: In mid-November, Roman Catholic Bishop Leo T.
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December 9, 1989 | GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF
Californians of every religion, including people who oppose abortion, believe that a Catholic bishop was out of line when he barred a San Diego assemblywoman from receiving Communion because of her pro-choice stand, The Times Poll has found. The fact that the assemblywoman, Democrat Lucy Killea, went on to score an upset victory in a state Senate race tends to substantiate another point illustrated by the poll: It helps when running for elective office in California to be pro-choice on abortion.
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December 9, 1989 | GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF
Californians of every religion, including people who oppose abortion, believe that a Catholic bishop was out of line when he barred a San Diego assemblywoman from receiving Communion because of her pro-choice stand, The Times Poll has found. The fact that the assemblywoman, Democrat Lucy Killea, went on to score an upset victory in a state Senate race tends to substantiate another point illustrated by the poll: It helps when running for elective office in California to be pro-choice on abortion.
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December 3, 1989 | BARRY M. HORSTMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the second time in as many months, San Diego County voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide a special state legislative campaign that has drawn national attention as a referendum on abortion. The special 39th Senate District election also will add a new chapter to the age-old debate over separation of church and state, thanks to a religious leader's controversial intrusion in the campaign: In mid-November, Roman Catholic Bishop Leo T.
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August 9, 1989 | BARRY M. HORSTMAN, Times Staff Writer
In an Assembly race widely viewed as a referendum on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent abortion ruling, voters in a heavily Republican Southern California district apparently gave the edge Tuesday to a nurse who strongly supports abortion rights. The unofficial tally in the 76th Assembly District showed Tricia Hunter, a pro-choice Republican from Bonita, defeating five other Republicans with 30.9% of the vote.
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August 9, 1989 | BARRY M. HORSTMAN, Times Staff Writer
In an Assembly race widely viewed as a referendum on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent abortion ruling, voters in a heavily Republican Southern California district apparently gave the edge Tuesday to a nurse who strongly supports abortion rights. The unofficial tally in the 76th Assembly District showed Tricia Hunter, a pro-choice Republican from Bonita, defeating five other Republicans with 30.9% of the vote.
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