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Mississippi personhood bill would outlaw most birth control

Mississippi personhood bill would outlaw most birth control

Despite past statements to the contrary, some “fetal personhood” supporters are now admitting that, if enacted, their legislation would likely not only outlaw abortion, but some forms of birth control, as well....

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November 2, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

Failed in Colorado, anti-abortion personhood movement winning in Mississippi

Colorado voters in 2008 and 2010 roundly rejected "personhood" initiatives that aimed to grant full legal rights to human eggs from the moment of fertilization. The national organization behind the idea, Personhood USA, then took its campaign to Mississippi, betting...

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August 31, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Personhood backers disavow Nazi website but agree with comparisons

Personhood backers disavow Nazi website but agree with comparisons

Personhood Colorado Director Gualberto Garcia Jones Tuesday told the Colorado Independent that his organization did not agree with a Facebook page portraying No on 62 campaign members as Nazis. However, he said the dehumanizing thought process that allowed the planned...

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October 27, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Failed in other states, Personhood USA makes Colorado a national battleground

Failed in other states, Personhood USA makes Colorado a national battleground

Colorado has become “ground zero” for the personhood movement in the United States, according to opponents of the initiative. And with funds coming in from out-of-state organizations to bolster both sides of the constitutional fight to redefine the term “person,”...

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October 6, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Anti-‘personhood’ coalition regroups, begins campaign

Anti-‘personhood’ coalition regroups, begins campaign

The coalition assembled to fight Colorado’s anti-abortion “personhood” ballot initiative in 2008 has regrouped to fight the 2010 version of the amendment. “Here we go […]...

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May 4, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Personhood USA submits 15,000 new signatures in support of Colorado anti-abortion initiative

Personhood USA submits 15,000 new signatures in support of Colorado anti-abortion initiative

Anti-abortion group Personhood USA has submitted 46,671 new petition signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office in a second attempt to land an initiative on […]...

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March 19, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Colorado Personhood fails by wide margin to draw requisite number of signatures

Colorado Personhood fails by wide margin to draw requisite number of signatures

The Secretary of State announced Wednesday that Personhood Colorado failed to turn in enough signatures in support of its anti-abortion initiative to place the proposal […]...

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March 4, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Struggling ‘personhood’ forces face determined opposition

Struggling ‘personhood’ forces face determined opposition

On Friday, Personhood Colorado turned into the Secretary of State 79,817 signatures in support of its initiative-- not even 4,000 more than the 76,047 needed to land its proposed anti-abortion "personhood" proposal on the ballot in November. Thousands of...

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February 15, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Anti-abortion ‘personhood’ measures shrink the rights of women

Anti-abortion ‘personhood’ measures shrink the rights of women

Eight months pregnant, confused and suffering psychological disorders, Jessica Clyburn jumped from a fifth story window in South Carolina. According to the media, she had attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide. According to the District Attorneys office, she had committed...

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November 6, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Personhood initiative lining up friends and foes

Personhood initiative lining up friends and foes

A version of the anti-abortion initiative soundly defeated by Colorado voters in 2008 is making its way to the 2010 ballot, this time reworked as an "egg-as-a-person" initiative. This new version would move the legal definition of a person further...

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October 27, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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