Tag Archives: Personhood Amendment

Nothing says “pro-life” like an assault rifle

TweetDo you think a fertilized egg is a human? Are you convinced abortion is murder? Support the righteous souls defending human dignity and the preciousness of life by purchasing an assault rifle. Personhood Ohio needs some extra cash for a mass mailing to promote (you guessed it) a personhood amendment on the Ohio ballot, but [...]
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New report shows how the principle of “personhood” is already criminalizing pregnancy in the US

Tweet Regina McKnight was charged with homicide by child abuse after the state said her cocaine use caused her to have a stillbirth. It was later determined that the stillbirth was due to an infection, and her conviction was overturned–after she’d already served eight years in prison. Laura Pemberton wanted to have a vaginal birth after having had a [...]
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My Resolution for 2012: Push Back on the Dismantling of Reproductive Rights

Originally posted in Community Blog

Arriving at the National Women’s Law Center three months ago, I never anticipated just how sustained and systemic the efforts to dismantle women’s health and reproductive rights had become. But even though I was aware of what was going on, it was only when I became involved with the issues on a daily basis where I gained a whole new perspective on just how far those who oppose reproductive rights are going in order to completely unravel women’s rights. And it got me thinking, if so many bad things can happen in just my three months here, what will 2012 look like?
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