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Bryant Signs Medication Abortion Restriction, ‘Personhood’ Petition Sees Pushback

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

Mississippi politicians aren’t sitting still while they wait for the state’s only abortion clinic to close. Instead, they’re preemptively restricting abortion and even birth control access.

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Mississipi to Bring Back “Heartbeat Ban” this Legislative Session and Personhood in 2014

Governor Phil Bryant. (Urban Christian News)

If Mississippi’s only clinic does manage to stay open it may not matter, since abortion might be banned all together anyway.

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Three Lessons on Religious Freedom from North Dakota

With the rejection of the “Personhood Amendment” in Mississippi and the rejection of Measure 3 in North Dakota, we see proof that Americans have a profound respect for religious freedom as the founders intended it.

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“Satan” Wins In Mississippi

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As the so-called “Personhood” amendment goes down in defeat once more, anti-choice activists say the devil did it.

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Mississippi Egg-As-Person Amendment Defeated 57 to 43 Percent; Voter ID Law Appears to Have Passed

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In a decisive and resounding victory in one of the most conservative states in the country, Mississippi voters defeated–by a margin of 57 percent to 43 percent as of this writing–the dangerous Initiative 26, which would have defined a fertilized egg as a person with full human rights.

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Voters Deadlocked Over Initiative 26

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The polling has the Mississippi amendment to define fertilized eggs as people in a virtual tie.

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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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Barbour “Concerned” About Initiative 26

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The Mississippi governor has not decided whether or not he will vote for the amendment that would give rights to fertilized eggs.

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Christie Closed-Mouthed On “Egg As Person” Movement

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The New Jersey Governor is unwilling to take a stance for or against the Mississippi amendment.

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All Mississippi Gubernatorial Candidates Are For Re-Defining a Fertilized Egg As a Person

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When your choices are anti-choice or more-anti-choice, it gets harder to pick a leader for your state.

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