A bill that would add a criminal offense if someone were to kill a woman and her “unborn child” through vehicular manslaughter was postponed this morning after a debate over the measure’s possible legal implications.
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Carol Tobias, the president of National Right to Life, will be speaking at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, as part of a panel on “Advancing the Pro-Life Movement through Media.”
Mississippi’s “fetal personhood” amendment has been endorsed by every major candidate for governor and attorney general — but the state’s current governor, Haley Barbour, just might vote against it.
Though support for “fetal personhood” measures seems to be growing across the country, an examination of the movement’s detractors reveals an interesting personhood foe — pro-lifers who say the effort to ban abortion could backfire.
As state legislatures prepare for new sessions, anti-abortion groups are getting ready to push state-level bills that would force women to hear a fetal heartbeat before undergoing an abortion.
Though all of the current Republican presidential hopefuls have touted their pro-life stances in recent months, perhaps none have been as vocal as Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum. During an Iowa campaign stop yesterday, Bachmann took a tour of the Informed Choices Medical Clinic, a crisis pregnancy center founded by Pastor Brad Sherman in 2007. Santorum, meanwhile, spoke out against abortion during a brief appearance on Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
State legislators have introduced a new bill that has been popular among anti-abortion advocates for years. The bill would redefine the death of a “viable fetus” as the death of an “unborn child,” and would also change laws for vehicular manslaughter involving a pregnant woman.
In a new video aimed at Planned Parenthood, National Right to Life President Carol Tobias claims to show the “real facts” about the organization, whom she says does “evil” and uses its health care services as “a marketing ploy.”