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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Colorado Voters Decisively Reject Embryonic Personhood Amendment

Wall St. Journal (blog): Colorado Voters Slam Personhood Measure, by Dionne Searcey:

Colorado FlagFor the second time, Colorado voters have rejected a controversial initiative that would have restricted emergency contraception, fertility treatments and treatments for miscarriages.

Dubbed the “personhood” initiative, the measure that sought constitutional rights for individuals “at the beginning of biological development” was rejected by a 3-1 margin, according to this story in the Denver Post. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2010/11/colorados-personhood-amendment-loses-by-a-wide-margin-70-to-30.html

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