Posts Tagged ‘Amendment 26’

‘26’ campaign wants birth control out of the debate

Yes on 26 campaign director Brad Prewitt is quickly irritated at the mention of “birth control” and the possibility a Nov. 8 victory for his coalition’s “personhood” amendment would restrict doctors from prescribing contraceptives. His organization, he says, wants to outlaw abortion and the “morning after” pill in the state — not birth control or […] [...]

Anxiety sets in among medical professionals as a vote on ‘personhood’ amendment nears

by Published: October 9,2011

Tags: Amendment 26, embryo, human being

Casting the human embryo into the Mississippi Constitution as a living person promises to bring “drastic change” to the way medicine is practiced in Mississippi, the president of the Mississippi State Medical Association predicts. The unknowns are immense, but you could see physician defections to other states and a migration of patients to Tennessee, Arkansas […] [...]

Op-Ed: Life and Law — The commitment to pre-embryonic personhood

On Nov. 8, we as Mississippi voters, will have the opportunity to express our views about a proposed amendment to the Bill of Rights contained in the Mississippi Constitution (Amendment 26).  Amendment 26 seeks to define the term “person” to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof. […] [...]

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