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Gayle in MD
11-08-2011, 06:14 AM
<span style='font-size: 11pt'>Mississippi in DC: GOP Pushes Zygote Personhood Bills</span>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">As the Southern state votes on an extreme anti-abortion (and anti-contraception) constitutional amendment, congressional Republicans want to take the plan national. </div></div>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> On Tuesday, voters in Mississippi will head to the polls to vote on an amendment to the state Constitution that would designate inseminated human eggs as legal persons from the "moment of fertilization." This would set up a challenge to Roe v. Wade and could lead to outlawing many forms of birth control. In Mississippi, the proposed amendment has created a political firestorm that's being closely watched by both sides of the national abortion debate. But this fight is not merely a Mississippi matter: In Washington, House and Senate Republicans are pushing legislation that would do the exact same thing on the federal level.

The Mississippi amendment alters the state's Constitution so that "the term 'person' or 'persons' shall include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof." Nearly identical language appears in three bills that have been endorsed by scores of Republicans in Congress, including top House committee chairmen Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) and Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.).



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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Like the Mississippi measure, these bills represent attempts to extend the rights of legal personhood—including equal protection under the law—to a zygote, the single cell formed when a human sperm fuses with an egg. The national measures are "designed to achieve the same end" as the Mississippi effort, says Sara Rosenbaum, a health law expert and professor at George Washington University who frequently testifies before Congress on reproductive rights issues. "The aim of the bills is to reclassify or to overturn…the fundamental constitutional fact on which Roe v. Wade rests," she adds. Opponents of abortion rights agree with Rosenbaum's analysis: The National Pro-Life Alliance, a group that backs all three bills, calls them "a frontal assault on Roe v. Wade" and sees them as a way of "legislatively overturning" the Supreme Court decision.

If the bills become law and zygotes are afforded the protection of legal personhood, abortion would be legally equivalent to murder, as would almost anything that interfered with the zygote's development. That could include the morning-after pill, which primarily works by preventing fertilization but which anti-abortion activists insist prevents fertilized eggs from implanting in the uterus. (Many scientists disagree.) Intrauterine devices (IUDs), which can prevent implantation, would also be affected by the laws.



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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Like the Mississippi amendment, none of the personhood bills being considered in Congress contain any exemptions for victims of rape or incest.

"It's possibly the most extreme position you can take on this issue and far to the right of where most right-to-life individuals are."

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <span style='font-size: 14pt'> Rep. Duncan Hunter's (R-Calif.) HR 374, an ever-so-slightly tweaked version that includes a clause that says it does not "require" (although it does allow) "the prosecution of any woman for the death of her unborn child," has even more cosponsors—91, including Bachmann (R-Minn.). Nearly 40 percent of House Republicans back this bill, which, like HR 212 and the Mississippi amendment, has language saying that "human persons" exist from "the moment of fertilization" or from any "other moment at which an individual member of the human species comes into being."

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http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/11/mississippi-personhood-zygote-federal-law



<span style="color: #990000"> <span style='font-size: 14pt'>Misogynistic, Knuckle Dragging, Neanderthals! </span> </span>

Gayle in MD
11-08-2011, 06:48 AM
As Q. once wrote here:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 11pt'>When the GOP decided to vote against Obama on everything, they rejected the democratic process. They were the ones who refused to listen to the will of the people </span></div></div>

<span style='font-size: 11pt'>Repigs are still refusing to listen to the people in this idiotic effort to ban birth control, (which even most pro lifers, are against) and call it murder, so they can throw women in jail for murder, at will, if they happen to mis-carry, or use birth control methods that have been acceptable for decades, and that is exactly where some of this legislation will lead.

This is what we get, when ridiculous religious leaders, go against our Founders intentions of Separation Of Church and State, to prosecute their personal religious views, radical, archaic and illogical as they are, upon the rest of us, AGAINST OUR WILL, and the GOP supports their insanity, and pushes this ridiculous sort of irrational misogynistic policy. It's basically religious assault and battery, and worse.

The misogyny is undeniable, given the RW radical religious operatives, have no complaints about doctors using scientific medical interventions, of all sorts, in a quest to provide for men, what their "God" never intended for them to have. </span>

Qtec
11-08-2011, 07:32 AM
The real force behind the repeal Roe Vs Wade drive is the Catholic Bishops and they don't support this 'conception' idea.
They don't think it will work and might actually cause the SC to reinforce their Roe Vs Wade ruling, setting back their repeal efforts for decades.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In the letter [Jackson Bishop Joseph Latino] called Personhood Mississippi “a noble initiative.” However, he said, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>“I join with Catholic bishops in several other states in not endorsing personhood petitions to be circulated in our Catholic parishes. We have committed ourselves to working for a federal amendment and feel the push for a state amendment could ultimately harm our efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.”</span> </div></div>

link (http://thinkprogress.org/health/2011/11/04/361337/mississippi-catholic-bishop-religious-leaders-denounce-personhood-anti-abortion-bill/)


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Gayle in MD
11-08-2011, 08:08 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The real force behind the repeal Roe Vs Wade drive is the Catholic Bishops and they don't support this 'conception' idea.
They don't think it will work and might actually cause the SC to reinforce their Roe Vs Wade ruling, setting back their repeal efforts for decades.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In the letter [Jackson Bishop Joseph Latino] called Personhood Mississippi “a noble initiative.” However, he said, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>“I join with Catholic bishops in several other states in not endorsing personhood petitions to be circulated in our Catholic parishes. We have committed ourselves to working for a federal amendment and feel the push for a state amendment could ultimately harm our efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.”</span> </div></div>

link (http://thinkprogress.org/health/2011/11/04/361337/mississippi-catholic-bishop-religious-leaders-denounce-personhood-anti-abortion-bill/)


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I have read about that, but also, these same Bishops want to remove a woman's right to control her own life, her own body, and deny them the right to have access to birth control, when various religions have differing opinions about when life begins.

The Bible surely doesn't say that life begins at conception, just the opposite, in fact.

Intersting, that while the Repiglicans are yapping about Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, they continue to distract their minions with these divisive social issues, like their BS last week, wasting time re-affirming what we already have plastered all over this country, and on all of our money.

How do they get elected, when in fact, they are never in line with public opinion....

By throwing elections, redistricting, and lying non stop, while they sit up there refusing to take a pay cut, and wasting our time on ridiculous distractions from our serious problems.

Some big RW "Family Values" organization just named that Repiglican who doesn't pay his child support, Father Of The Year!!!

Repiglican hypocrisy! It's destroying us on every level.

G.