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This is not a person (but soon it might be called one in Mississippi)

Tweet Image via Last reminder: Today Mississippi is voting on an amendment that would take legal rights away from women and give them to fertilized eggs. Yesterday a survey found voters perfectly split–with 45% supporting the amendment and 44% opposed. That means over 10% of voters still need to hear just how extreme this initiative [...]
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Tomorrow: Mississippi tries to re-define “person”

TweetTomorrow, November 8, 2011, Mississippians have the chance to vote on an amendment to their state Constitution that might enable them to redefine the term person. They question on the ballot, will read: “Should the term ‘person’ be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof?” [...]
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Quick Hit: Mississippi’s “Personhood” amendment likely to pass

TweetOn November 8, voters in Mississippi will vote on a constitutional amendment declaring a fertilized egg to be a person. As election day approaches, the New York Times reports on the final push: The amendment in Mississippi would ban virtually all abortions, including those resulting from rape or incest. It would bar some birth control [...]
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