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Will the third time be the charm for the Personhood initiative in Colorado?

June 8, 2012


Colorado Statesman, June 8, 2012 by Peter Marcus Opponents of a proposed ballot initiative that would extend constitutional rights to a “person” from the moment of biological development are gearing up for their third fight against the anti-abortion so-called “Personhood” proposal, not willing to offer proponents the opportunity to say, “Third time’s the charm.” Planned […]

Fetal heartbeat bill killed by Miss. Senate chair

April 26, 2012


NECN, April 26, 2012 by AP ACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Senate chairman on Thursday killed a bill that could have led to a homicide criminal prosecution for anyone performing an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is found. Senate Judiciary B Committee Chairman Hob Bryan, D-Amory, said the bill is unconstitutional because lawmakers are […]

Oklahoma ‘personhood’ law to grant embryos rights as people fails

April 19, 2012


Chicago Tribune, April 19, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY – A proposed ‘personhood’law in Oklahoma that would grant embryos full rights as people from the moment of conception failed in the state’s legislature without ever coming to a vote in the House of Representatives, a state lawmaker said on Thursday. The Republican-controlled House had been expected to […]