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Nevada “Egg-As-Person” 2012 Ballot Initiative is Dead

June 18, 2012


RH Reality Check, April 18, 2012 by Robin Marty The petition deadline has passed and Personhood Nevada has failed to garner the number of signatures necessary to get an amendment onto the 2012 ballot letting voters decide if they want to grant the full rights of personhood to fertilized eggs. Via The Las Vegas Sun: […]

‘Personhood’ won’t make Nevada ballot

June 15, 2012

0, June 15, 2012 by AP CARSON CITY, Nev.  — An anti-abortion initiative in Nevada won’t have the required number of signatures to qualify for the November ballot, backers of the effort said Friday. Personhood Nevada organizers face a Tuesday deadline to collect more than 72,000 signatures to place the proposed constitutional amendment on the […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012


Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

Abortion restrictions gain steam in the states

April 25, 2012


USA Today, April 25, 2012 by Chuck Raasch New restrictions on abortion are sweeping through legislatures from Virginia to Arizona, and voters in some states could see proposed constitutional amendments on November ballots that would define life as beginning at conception. The 2012 anti-abortion push is not as heavy as last year, when legislators in […]