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  • Personhood Amendment 62 Campaign Launches in Colorado

    07/12/2010 7:20:22 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/12/2010 | Staff
    Amendment 62, Colorado’s Personhood Amendment, announces its launch as it prepares to pass Amendment 62 in November’s election. Amendment 62, cosponsored by Colorado Right to Life and Personhood Colorado, states " Person defined. As used in sections 3*, 6**, and 25*** of Article II of the state constitution, the term "person" shall apply to every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being." Fortified with endorsements from Human Life International, American Life League, Summit Ministries, Pastor Walter Hoye, Lila Rose of Live Action, and many others, Amendment 62 is utilizing its thousands of volunteers to...
  • NEVADA SUPREME COURT RUNS OUT THE CLOCK ON PERSONHOOD INITIATIVE

    06/21/2010 7:49:05 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/21/2010 | Staff
    CARSON CITY, NV - After sitting on the case for months, the Nevada State Supreme Court waited until the day after the Personhood Nevada deadline to now ask why they should have to decide the case at all. On January 8, District Court Judge James Russell, in issuing an injunction keeping the personhood initiative off the ballot and preventing signature collection, ruled that the fourteen word amendment did not encompass a single subject. The proposed amendment reads, "In the great state of Nevada, the term 'person' applies to every human being." Personhood Nevada filed an appeal of Judge Russell's decision...
  • Personhood Nevada denied right to circulate petition; prepares for 2012

    06/16/2010 3:39:26 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 123+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/16/2010 | Staff
    CARSON CITY, NV – Personhood Nevada, through many legal battles, has been denied the right to circulate their prolife petition in the state. The ACLU joined forces with Planned Parenthood, tying the petition up in court and disallowing the many ready and willing Nevada volunteers their right to circulate the petition. “We have several issues at the heart of this matter,” explained Keith Mason, co-founder of Personhood USA. “First, we have judicial activists ruling against the petition, despite the fact that nearly similar language has been approved in other states. Second, we have the anti-personhood media reporting that we failed...
  • Where are America’s “children of Issachar"?

    06/15/2010 2:59:32 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 4 replies · 322+ views
    Life and Liberty Report ^ | June 15, 2010 | Tom Hoefling
    And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment. – I Chronicles 12:32, (written as David was given the administration of the nation of Israel) (KJV) In America, the elections of 2010 are a transition election. Our country is in a transition period. God knows what it is we are transitioning to. Time will tell. But, before we examine that, let’s step back a century and a half: In the America of...
  • Gov. Charlie Crist Vetoes Anti-Abortion Measure Requiring Ultrasound

    06/11/2010 1:57:10 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 20 replies · 419+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | June 11, 2010 | Staff
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist today vetoed a highly controversial bill that would have required women seeking abortions to pay for ultrasounds before undergoing the procedure, saying it would "violate a woman's right to privacy." The veto sparked a firestorm of criticism from the Republican legislators, members of the governor's former party, who accused him of abandoning principle for political gain. Crist, though, said that while people hold strong opinions on abortion, "personal views should not result in laws that unwisely expand the role of government and coerce people to obtain medical tests or procedures that are not medically necessary."...
  • Two (unemployed) brothers sign up for very long walk against corporate personhood

    05/23/2010 1:29:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 790+ views
    Time-Standard ^ | 5/16/10
    Two brothers sign up for very long walk against corporate personhoodThe Times-Standard Posted: 05/16/2010 01:21:11 AM PDT Brothers George “Laird” Monahan, 69, and Robin Monahan, 67, have a long walk ahead of them. After a visit in Humboldt County last week, the pair is setting off from San Francisco's Golden Gate Park today to walk across the country, expecting to arrive at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. sometime before Election Day. But this is far from a casual stroll, as the brothers are walking across the country to bring attention to the recent controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling in...
  • Experts Rebuke Pro-Abort Prof. Claim that “a Fetus is Not a Person”

    05/07/2010 3:47:23 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 441+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/7/10 | Patrick B. Craine
    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A philosophy professor at Saint Mary's University (SMU) in Halifax is drawing rebuke from experts in bioethics, medicine, and philosophy for a Monday column in which he advocates abortion based on the notion that “a fetus is not a person.”If pro-abortion advocates can show that the unborn child is not a person, argues Dr. Mark Mercer in an op-ed for the Ottawa Citizen, then a woman's reason for aborting him or her “cannot be outweighed by the fetus's right to life, for, not being a person, the fetus has no such...
  • Pro-Life lesson from I Samuel 13

    04/29/2010 10:36:23 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 4 replies · 172+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | April 29, 2010 | col317
    1Samuel 13:5: And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven. 6 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits. 7 And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for...
  • Totally grassroots California Personhood effort gathers almost 600,000 signatures, but falls short

    04/27/2010 9:35:02 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 8 replies · 393+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Walter B. Hoye II
      Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Dearly Beloved … The California Human Rights Amendment did not qualify for the 2010 ballot. However, close to 600,000 signatures were collected, which is unprecedented for a Grass Roots campaign. We needed 694,355 signatures to qualify for the 2010 ballot. We were so very, very close. What a valiant and noble effort it was to fight for the life of the preborn child with you. Lori and I want to express what a pleasure and a privilege it was to meet and work with all of you. Please know that we love you and have...
  • Jessica Valenti: College Is Totally Worth Killing Babies Over

    04/17/2010 11:20:31 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 28 replies · 997+ views
    HotAir.com ^ | April 17, 2010 | Cassy Fiano
    Wednesday, Lori Ziganto (one of my favorite bloggers) wrote a brilliant piece in response to an article Jessica Valenti wrote on Feministing. Another Feministing author, Lori, had heard about the ad campaign called “Abortion Changes You” last month that was putting ads on the New York subway (snip) Considering feminists cannot abide anything that might paint abortion in a negative light, this made Lori VERY angry. She explained that somehow, this ignores the experiences and reactions women have had with and from abortion.
  • Hello ... Is Anyone Listening? UK Scientists Create Designer Human Beings with Three Parents

    04/15/2010 10:49:19 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 37 replies · 889+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | April 15, 2010 | Katie Walker
    American Life League 15 April 2010 CONTACT: Katie Walker540.659.4942| kwalker@all.org  Washington, DC (15 April 2010) – The following is a statement from American Life League vice-president Jim Sedlak on news that scientists from the United Kingdom have created "designer embryos" containing DNA from a man and two women. Lead researcher Professor Doug Turnbull said, regarding the creation of a new human being: "What we've done is like changing the battery on a laptop." "Changing the battery on a laptop?! "The world cried out in horror in the 20th century when despots experimented on human beings and killed innocent persons. But,...
  • 2nd WI Planned Parenthood Caught Giving Misleading Medical Info

    04/12/2010 7:16:51 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 12 replies · 530+ views
    View video HERE. Ironically, the abortion shill, in the course of her sales pitch for death, refers to the child as a person. Even Blackmun, the infamous author of Roe vs. Wade, admitted in the majority opinion that if the fetus is a person, they are OF COURSE protected by the Fourteenth Amendment.
  • Eagle Forum and NRTL actively oppose Personhood - the definitive response

    04/09/2010 5:11:47 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 31 replies · 739+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | April 8, 2010 | Leslie Hanks and Gualberto Garcia-Jones
    Colorado Right to LifeResponse to Eagle Forum and Concerns about Personhood Dear [Colorado] Pro-Life Delegate, Please support the Personhood Amendment #62! The most fundamental right recognized by our Constitution is the God-given right to life. It is government’s foremost duty to uphold the right to life of all innocent human beings, without exception. The Personhood Amendment – Amendment 62 on your November ballot –recognizes the right to life of unborn children from the beginning of their biological development as a human being. Forty states currently are following Colorado's leadership and trying, through legislation or ballot initiatives, to get Personhood recognized...
  • Personhood Mississippi: WE WILL BE ON THE BALLOT!

    04/04/2010 10:29:52 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 19 replies · 708+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | April 4, 2010
    http://www.personhoodusa.com/press-release/mississippi-personhood-amendment-officially-2011-ballot The Good News : 1) We met with the Sec of State Thursday & had a press conference in his office to announce that the Personhood Amendment had sufficient signatures to be on the ballot in 2011. Mississippians will get an opportunity to vote on this, and should pass it if we are not overcome by misinformation from pro-abortion forces and defenders of the status quo. 2) Afterward, we had a meeting with our Lt Gov, Phil Bryant, and some of his staff/ political folks. As you know, Lt Gov Bryant has been very actively supportive of Personhood. They...
  • A Catholic Doctor's Hope for America

    04/04/2010 6:32:25 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 3 replies · 344+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 3, 2010 | Peter M Bleyer MD
    "A nation that kills its own children is a nation without hope." - Pope John Paul II --------------------------------------------------------- It is sadly fitting that in preparation for Holy Week, our country has passed a bill which funds the persecution of innocent life. President Obama strategically used 104 Catholic congressmen to give me, a physician, expanded government resources to legally kill patients in order to provide better health care. "Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger ..., and not minister to your needs?" He will answer them, "Amen, I say to you, what you did not do...
  • Personhood Initiative Certified For Colorado Ballot

    03/29/2010 12:11:58 PM PDT · by topher · 6 replies · 396+ views
    Monday March 29, 2010 Personhood Initiative Certified For Colorado Ballot DENVER, Colorado, March 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Colorado Personhood Amendment’s signatures have been certified, and the Personhood Amendment will be on the Colorado ballot in November, declared Personhood Colorado on Friday.Personhood Colorado sponsored the ballot initiative to amend the State Constitution recognizing the Personhood rights of all humans, from their biological beginning to their natural death. The amendment states: "the term 'person' shall apply to every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being.”On March 4, the Colorado Secretary of State disclosed that...
  • Personhood Certified To Be On Colorado Ballot

    03/28/2010 6:33:54 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 270+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/28/2010 | Staf
    DENVER - The Colorado Personhood Amendment’s signatures have been certified, and the Personhood Amendment will be on the Colorado ballot in November. Personhood Colorado has sponsored a ballot initiative to amend the State Constitution recognizing the Personhood rights of all humans, from their biological beginning to their natural death. The Amendment states: “Section 32. Person defined. As used in sections 3, 6, and 25 of Article II of the state constitution, the term "person" shall apply to every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being.”...
  • Official - Personhood Amendment 62 Is On the 2010 Colorado Ballot!

    03/27/2010 1:55:31 PM PDT · by topher · 33 replies · 1,073+ views
    New York Times via AIPNEWS ^ | March 27, 2010 | By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    DENVER (AP) -- A proposal to ban abortion in Colorado will be on state ballots this fall. The Secretary of State's Office said Friday that Colorado-based Personhood USA submitted enough valid signatures to put an abortion-ending proposal to a statewide vote this fall. The proposal would give unborn fetuses human rights in the state constitution, setting up a likely conflict with the U.S. Constitution over a woman's right to abortions. The group is pushing similar measures in 40 states this year. ...
  • Colorado Personhood Amendment Submits 46,671 Signatures - Ensures Spot on 2010 Ballot

    03/18/2010 4:03:19 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 9 replies · 366+ views
    Personhood ColoradoMarch 18, 2010DENVER / Christian Newswire – Personhood Colorado, sponsors of the 2010 Personhood Amendment, today submitted 46,671 signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. On March 4, the Colorado Secretary of State disclosed that 20.63% of the 79,648 signatures submitted by Personhood Colorado were invalid. As allowed by Colorado law, volunteers then had 15 days to replace the invalid signatures with new, valid voter signatures. That translated to over 1,000 signatures per day. “Over the past few days, the massive quantities of signatures that poured in just amazed us,” remarked Gualberto Garcia-Jones, co-sponsor of the Personhood Ballot...
  • Personhood Mississippi makes history, submits more than 130,000 signatures!

    02/17/2010 7:26:03 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 22 replies · 578+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | February 17, 2010
    PersonhoodUSA February 17, 2010 Jackson, MS – Personhood Mississippi, a citizen-led grassroots organization, submitted over 130,000 signatures late yesterday, becoming the fourth ballot initiative since 1992 to fulfill the requirement of 89,285 voter signatures. The signatures were collected in order to put a Personhood amendment on the ballot, affirming the personhood rights of all humans. Volunteers have been collecting signatures since February 12 2009. 105,000 of the submitted signatures were certified as valid by 82 different County Circuit Clerks.?The abundance of signatures broke the state record for signatures in every other initiative in Mississippi history. Comprised of all volunteers, Personhood...