Add Montana to the ever growing list of states trying to push to give fertilized eggs the same rights as people. The state’s anti-choice advocates are making their move to put a personhood amendment on the 2012 ballot.
But not every anti-abortion group is behind the effort. Via Jessica Pieklo at Care2:
The move has split anti-abortion groups. Montana Right to Life, the Montana Catholic Conference and the Family Foundation opposed the amendment during previous election cycles. They argue such a measure, should it pass, would easily be overturned in court and has the possibility of strengthening Roe v. Wade
Of course, that’s what anti-choice groups said about the Ohio Heartbeat Bill, and that one is still working its way through state legislature.