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No home-field advantage: Personhood USA can’t get its amendment on Colorado ballot

No home-field advantage: Personhood USA can’t get its amendment on Colorado ballot

The latest incarnation of a “personhood” amendment has failed in the backyard of the group that has been pushing these measures nationwide.The amendment would codify that life begins at the moment of conception and a fertilized egg has full legal rights as a person.

The Associated Press is reporting that Personhood Ohio, a state affiliate of Denver-based Personhood USA, will likely fall short in its effort to put a so-called “personhood” amendment on the ballot this fall:

With less than two weeks be…

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Personhood USA president Keith Mason spoke to Janet Mefferd on Monday to cast doubt on Romney’s record on reproductive rights and stem-cell research, addressing Romney’s consistency, or lack thereof, on abortion rights and stem-cell researc…

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Every Sperm is Sacred in Wilmington, DE

The City Council of Wilmington, Delaware voted 8-4 last week, passing a resolution requesting that the state and federal governments enact legislation declaring sperm equal in personhood as eggs. They’re not the first, and may not be the last.

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They’re Back!: AU Fights ‘Personhood’ Bills In Oklahoma, Arizona

“Personhood” bills are like a game of Whac-A-Mole: every time you smack one down, another pops up somewhere else.

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Perry Now Prefers Dead Women to Medical Abortions

Tanking GOP Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry, in a pathetic and cowardly attempt to shore up his religious conservative base in Iowa, has thrown women under the bus, declaring his opposition to abortions which save the lives of pregnant women.

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A member of Nebraska’s unicameral legislature is introducing two of the most radical anti-choice bills in the country, a personhood measure to give legal status to zygotes and a ‘heartbeat law’ that would also effectively ban abortion…

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It is remarkable to realize how, in just a few years and despite repeated losses, the "personhood" movement has gone from a fringe effort that had no support to a central part of the Republican presidential primary.
When the first personhood …

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After months of campaigning through prayer rallies and television, radio and even aerial advertisements, proponents of Ohio’s extreme anti-choice Heartbeat Bill finally inched the process forward this week as the Senate president Tom Niehaus and …

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Last month, the radical "personhood" amendment in Mississippi was trounced in the polls, with 58% of voters rejecting the Religious Right’s effort to implement draconian anti-choice restrictions in the state.
But that has not stopped supporte…

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