· · · · · 

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.

· · · · · 

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

Johnny Dupree (left) with Phil Bryant (right). (source)

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

· · · · · 

Mississippi Moms Explain Why They Will Vote No On State’s “Egg-as-Person” Ballot Initiative

It’s time for government to say it trusts families enough to let them make their own choices.

· · · · · 

Fertilized Eggs Are NOT People!

Eggs Are NOT People

On November 8th, the voters of Mississippi will be considering a “Personhood Amendment” (Amendment #26) which would give a fertilized egg more rights than a live born woman, and would outlaw abortion and birth control. 

· · · · · 

Could Mississippi’s Personhood Amendment Criminalize Miscarriage?

GA Representative Bobby Franklin. Photo by Elissa Eubanks: The GSU Signal.

A letter writer asks if anti-choice activists are sure of what all that they are outlawing with their new amendment.

· · · · · 

Mississippi Will Vote On “Personhood” In November

This image shows a sperm cell meeting & penetrating an egg, or conception, a process defined in this amendment as "personhood."

The push to make a fertilized egg a legal person got a boost in Mississippi.

· · · · · 

Personhood in Mississippi Makes No Friends With Their Graphic Images

It’s hard to win people over to your cause when they’re repulsed by you.

· · · · · 

Still Seeking Justice: Scott Sisters Freed From Prison But Not Free

Two sisters released from prison on the condition that one give a kidney to the other. Can the government do this?

· · · · · 

Roundup: Gay Blood Donor Controversy in Canada

Canadian HIV/AIDS experts question the need for the country’s strict blood donor policies, and the governor of Mississippi is bragging.

· · · · · 

Reproductive and Sexual Health in the States: Two Steps Forward, Several Steps Back

By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010.

· · · · ·