Archive | November, 2011

Mississippi “personhood” ballot measure defeated

9 Nov

On November 8th, Mississippi voters cast their ballots, and defeated the ballot measure that would have considered a fertilized embryo a “person,” threatening Roe v. Wade, birth control, and undermining a woman’s right to choose what happens to her body. Let’s be thankful the pill, the ring, and IUDs live to see another day.
Read more about it here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/09/us/politics/votes-across-the-nation-could-serve-as-a-political-barometer.html?_r=1&scp=5&sq=personhood&st=cse