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Is the Personhood Movement Really Pro-Life?

peaceman Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 7:05 PM
Part of an obligation to taking care of a child is to make some difficult decisions when they must be made. As at times a choice can made to avoid undue suffering with the understanding that the 'Soul' will have another opportunity for the life it wishes to lead

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...