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The Personhood Ballot in Mississippi: “Sluts,” “Good Girls,” and the Increasingly Blurry Line Dividing Them

Mississippi voters will be determining more than the direct rights of women in Mississippi when they vote on a personhood amendment on Tuesday. The vote will also measure how far the Christian right’s misogyny will go.

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Back to Sunday School: A Rabbi and a Minister Unpack ‘Personhood’

I emailed a rabbi and a minister about the “divine laws” that Mississippi personhood advocates are trying to encompass in Initiative 26. Turns out some Mississippians could use a Sunday school refresher course.

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Did I Kill My Baby Boy? And If I Had Been in MIssissippi, Would I Be Facing Prison?

If I had lived in Mississippi in 1996, would I have dared go to the hospital when I suffered a miscarriage? And if I had, would I be facing prison?

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Race, Class, and Rights in Mississippi: How A Reproductive Justice Campaign Can Save the Pill and Save the Vote

In Mississippi, two ballot initiatives threaten the health and lives of women across the state, and the disenfranchisement of the largest bloc of voters in the state. A campaign based on a reproductive justice model can defeat both.

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Grassroots Opposition Grows to Mississippi’s Prop 26, the Egg-as-Person Initiative

Unlikely allies from both sides of the traditional “abortion” debate have come together in opposition to Prop 26, Mississippi’s egg-as-person initiative.

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Huckabee Keynote for Personhood Mississippi Event

The former Governor and presidential candidate will headline an anti-choice fundraiser.

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Morning Roundup: Alaska Ballot Initiative Blocked

Alaska won’t see ballot initiative to make abortion illegal, NC state representative makes asinine comment on HIV/AIDS, ADF sues Vanderbilt nursing program, Planned Parenthood of Indiana responds to Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN)’s plan to deny Title X funding.

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Anti-Abortion Activists Push New, More Radical Egg-As-Person Measures

A resurgent movement to place “personhood” measures on state ballots across the nation to ban abortion and comprehensive reproductive care could have far sweeping implications.

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