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Personhood Mississippi supporters hope to work with state Legislature

By | 01.04.12 | 2:28 pm

Though voters soundly rejected a state “fetal personhood” measure that appeared on Mississippi’s November 2011 ballot, reps for Personhood USA say they still have hope — in the state’s Legislature.

Georgia lawmakers say they’ll push for ‘Personhood’ amendment

By | 11.23.11 | 9:59 am

Last week, Georgia Sen. Barry Loudermilk (a Republican) and Rep. Rick Crawford (a Democrat) announced plans to introduce so-called “personhood” amendments to the Georgia constitution during the state’s upcoming general assembly. Like a similar amendment that recently failed in Mississippi, both of the Georgia amendments would grant full individual rights to fertilized eggs.

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