Personhood measures are billed as the most direct threat to Roe v. Wade, but it is the 20 week bans we need to pay the most attention to.
The high court turned back the anti-abortion group’s plea to put the issue of personhood on the Oklahoma ballot without comment.
A new study suggests a way to make IVF more successful. But if a “personhood” law ever passed, it would be difficult to do.
The state has less than two weeks to gather 95 percent of their necessary signatures.
Popular distaste for “personhood” bills has been evidence in Colorado and Mississippi. So, Oklahoma legislators are seeking the same end result through a different strategy: legislation that lays the groundwork for potential prohibition of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments, oral contraception, and IUDs, and the granting of fatherhood rights at conception.
Let’s start calling these bills what they are: state-sanctioned rape. There is no other way around it.
Reporters are having a real hard time sorting out Mitt Romney’s position on personhood. Here’s a quick and easy way for journos to think about the issue, and Romney’s evolving stance on it.
Oklahoma is joining the red-state race to be the first to challenge Roe v Wade at the national level, with an egg-as-person bill containing language to make it more… palatable?