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Ohio’s Push For Fertilized Eggs As People Appears Doomed

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The state has less than two weeks to gather 95 percent of their necessary signatures.

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Nevada “Egg-As-Person” 2012 Ballot Initiative is Dead

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Due to lack of support, there will be no “personhood” on the state’s ballot this year.

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Personhood USA to Mitt Romney: Why Won’t You Sign Our Pledge?

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He’s the last man standing, but that doesn’t mean the most extreme of the anti-choice activists are willing to accept him.

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“I Can’t Believe I Still Have to Protest This:” Abortion Rights in Canada

On April 26th Canada’s Parliament debated M-312, a motion that calls for the formation of a special committee of Parliament to review whether the definition of a “human being” as described in the Canadian criminal code can be extended to unborn fetuses.

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Alabama Anti-Choice Politicians Work Fast To Push Through Abortion Restrictions

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Tuesday, they complained that nothing was getting through committee.  But by Thursday they hope to have new restrictions ready to be signed into law.

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Egg-as-Person Bill Dies in Oklahoma House of Representatives

A Republican caucus has decided to keep the Oklahoma personhood measure from being heard.

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How “Personhood” Has Evolved To Become A Direct Challenge to Roe

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Trying to grant rights to fertilized eggs has been going on for decades.  But not to this extreme.

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Prosecutors, Judges Increasingly Indict Pregnant Women Using “Personhood” Status Rejected By Voters

Citizens in Mississippi, once, and Colorado, twice, have resoundingly rejected so called “personhood” measures that would have established the “pre-born” as separate legal persons under the law. There is increasing evidence that when people understand the broad reach of such measures, they vote them down. But what happens when prosecutors and judges misuse their power and “pass” such measures in disguise?

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Oklahoma “Egg As Person” and Heartbeat Bills Pass House Committee

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If the state’s voters don’t want it, the legislature will just force it on them.

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How James Bopp is Using Citizens United and Campaign Finance Law to Promote the Anti-Choice Agenda

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The pro-corporate personhood movement and the anti-woman, anti-choice movement share the same attorney: conservative campaign-finance crusader and abortion-rights foe James Bopp Jr., the legal architect behind Citizens United.

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