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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Personhood Oklahoma Appeal

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The high court turned back the anti-abortion group’s plea to put the issue of personhood on the Oklahoma ballot without comment.

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Romney Supports Total Abortion Ban, No Exceptions, But Fools the Media Into Reporting Otherwise

When it comes to personhood/human life laws, either Mitt Romney is very confused and does not understand the grave implications for women of the laws for which he is espousing support, or he is lying, or both. The media should not be helping him out.

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Why Is Former Personhood Supporter, Congressman Mike Coffman, Ducking Questions About the New Ballot in Colorado?

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Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) has supported Colorado personhood amendments, which would ban all abortions and some common forms of birth control. Now, he’s announced he will not endorse a personhood measure this year. Why not?

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Colorado “Personhood” Volunteers Gather 80 Signatures Each

Colorado’s third attempt to force voters to reject personhood is on its way.

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Mysterious GOP Senator Wants To Define Flooding As Beginning at Fertilization (Oh, Rand Paul)

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The senate is having a hard time passing flood insurance bill due to a senator’s insistance on tagging a fertilized egg amendment onto it.

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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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Bei Bei Shuai: Out on Bail, But Far From Free

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Bei Bei Shuai was released on bail today after more than a year in an Indianapolis jail for being so depressed during pregnancy that she attempted suicide. She survived the suicide attempt but lost her baby — and her ordeal is not over yet.

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The United States: Where Pregnancy is Probationary and Your Body Is a Crime Scene

Bei Bei Shuai’s case means that all pregnant women are potential criminals and that their bodies can be treated as potential crime scenes. How the “pro-life” movement is threatening to imprison a depressed woman for up to 45 years for attempting suicide.

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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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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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