Anti-choice organization Personhood Colorado collected more than 140,000 signatures in favor of the ballot measure, which would redefine the words “person” and “child” to include fetuses, far exceeding the required number.
If the secretary of state approves the signatures and the measure makes the ballot, political observers say it’s unlikely to pass, just as “personhood” abortion bans were defeated overwhelmingly in Colorado in 2008 and 2010.
A unanimous state Supreme Court overturns a finding of child abuse based solely on pre-natal drug exposure and provides a well-reasoned opinion why these kinds of abuse prosecutions hurt vulnerable families.
An Arizona group seeking to establish legal personhood for fertilized eggs and embryos is proposing a new way for the state to keep tabs on the personal reproductive decisions of its citizens: Embryo tracking.
Never has an anti-choice politician been so blatant that his motives are purely about his religion.
If Mississippi’s only clinic does manage to stay open it may not matter, since abortion might be banned all together anyway.
As women’s rights and pro-choice activists continue to sharply criticize the ongoing attempts to grant personhood rights to eggs, it is important to examine what “personhood” actually means, what fetal personhood laws would mean for our movement, and how personhood activists are getting it all wrong.
If the fertilized egg as person movement wasn’t already showing signs of jumping the shark, now they are bribing people into supporting them.