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Is the Personhood Movement Really Pro-Life?

Joseph64 Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 5:34 PM
Like all the teenagers who dump their newborns in garbage cans and then get a token slap on the wrist because we are supposed to have sympathy for them. The fact that an innocent life was taken gets lost in the process.

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...