Tag Archives: Personhood

Jackson Women’s Health: “The governor doesn’t have a uterus”

April 17, 2012

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Betty Thompson, spokesperson for the only abortion clinic in Mississippi, has sounded off on Gov. Bryant’s recent signing of a bill that would further regulate abortion in the state. “The governor doesn’t have a uterus,” Thompson told the MBJ on Tuesday. “I like the governor fine but he’s not a woman. They want to push […]

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Personhood continues to show disconnect from reality

November 23, 2011

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The supporters of the personhood initiative that failed during the last General Election are pointing to a new post-vote poll that they say shows clearly why personhood was defeated. But, maybe their interpretation of the poll is more telling about why the anti-abortion effort lost and just how disconnected at least of its supporters seem […]

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CARTER: ‘Personhood’ amendment gone but not forgotten for Bryant, Romney

November 10, 2011

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The landslide defeat of Mississippi’s so-called “Personhood” amendment is being hailed nationally as a huge victory for women in the Magnolia State. But for Gov.-elect Phil Bryant and GOP presidential nomination candidate Mitt Romney, the amendment will remain a reminder of the dangers of pandering. Confident in the passage of Initiative 26, Bryant proclaimed at […]

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