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Is the Personhood Movement Really Pro-Life?

Yan5 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 11:32 PM
It's not surprising that if you think god = nature that you should not be able to understand that of all creatures only humans have the ability to act guiltily or innocently, and that human society should recompense people according to their guilt or innocence. The innocent don't deserve to be killed.

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...