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Roundup: Activists In Colorado Campaigning Hard For Personhood

Colorado is fighting over the “personhood” of fertilized eggs, with a new high profile politician joining the mix, and a former teen star says some questionable things about homebirths.

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Roundup: Are Georgia Voters Getting Tired of Abortion Talk?

Republican candidates for governor are attacking each other on abortion, and voters are getting annoyed.  Plus, Colorado Personhood has a new mascot: a fictitious slave.

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Colorado Personhood Initiative Falls Short of Signatures

Supporters of the Colorado Personhood initiative have 14 days to get enough signatures to place a constitutional amendment defining zygotes as people on the ballot this fall.

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Colorado “Personhood Initiative” Meets Signature Threshold

Enough signatures have been gathered to get a Colorado “Personhood” amendment on the ballot, but are there enough good signatures included?

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‘Personhood’ Sputtering in Colorado, Says Denver March for Life

Anti-choice activists tried mightily to put a happy face on their annual March for Life rally but the news was grim for its priority project — placing another “personhood” constitutional amendment on the Colorado ballot.

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Egg-as-Person State Law Campaigns Attract New Faces, Old Radicals

The so-called “personhood” movement promoting constitutional rights for fertilized eggs got a fresh shot in the arm in recent days with ballot initiatives gearing up in Florida and renewing efforts in Colorado and Montana. And a host of familiar nationally-known and emerging local activists from hard line anti-abortion groups are leading the new charge to ban abortion, contraception, and other comprehensive reproductive health care.

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Defeating Amendment 48: Mobilizing Latinos, Union Workers in Colorado

The victory against Colorado’s personhood amendment last fall was due in part to messaging that resonated with two voting blocs not often identified as dependable pro-choice voters – Latinos and labor union members.

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At Personhood Conference, Anti-Choice Movement Struggles for Direction

Attendees at Friday’s anti-choice Personhood Conference were looking for direction — and may find it in Kristi Burton, pioneer of Colorado’s failed personhood amendment.

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2008 Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health

From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.

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Anti-Abortion Group Pushes Failed “Personhood” Strategy

Despite the crushing 3-to-1 loss of a state constitutional amendment to confer civil rights on fertilized human eggs, the American Life League says it’s their “only option left”.

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