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Is the Personhood Movement Really Pro-Life?

blongworth Wrote: Jun 24, 2012 9:56 PM
Did the SCOTUS ever overturn Dred Scott? No! We amended our constitution, which is exactly what why we need to do the same for all humans including the preborn, elderly, and disabled.

One of the most controversial wings of the pro-life movement is the “personhood” effort. Championed by Personhood USA out of Colorado, its goal is to have personhood defined in law to include the unborn. Theoretically, it sounds good. Practically, it will never work and meanwhile is severely hurting the pro-life movement.

The pro-life movement does not support the personhood effort. Phyllis Schlafly's Eagle Forum issued this statement about it, “Nearly every reputable pro-life leader has criticized the approach of the personhood amendment, which will simply give more power to pro-abortion judges.” Another statement from...