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The Constitution, Deprivation of Life, and Personhood

May 12, 2012

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The American Thinker, May 12, 2012 by Paul Pauker The view that a “personhood” law or a “personhood” amendment to a state constitution would outlaw abortion is widespread among the public.  Furthermore, pro-abortion proponents, and even a trial court judge, claim that legally defining the word “person” to include every human being from the moment […]

Center For Reproductive Rights Files A Lawsuit Against Oklahoma Personhood Initiative

April 2, 2012

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Think Progress, April 2, 2012 by Fatima Najiy The Center for Reproductive Rights is suing over Oklahoma’s ballot initiative for an amendment that would grant “personhood” and legal rights to fertilized eggs at the moment of conception. “This proposed amendment violates the federal constitution and seriously threatens the rights, life, and health of all Oklahoma […]

Suit filed over Oklahoma personhood ballot measure

March 29, 2012

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The Examiner, March 29, 2012 by Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A petition to amend the Oklahoma Constitution to define a fertilized human egg as a person is unconstitutional and would have far-reaching implications that trump the rights of women, a group argued in a legal protest filed Thursday to stop the effort. The […]