redefine "person" begins at conception and that abortion ban once
voters in Mississippi are divided on a ballot measure that would introduce tighter restrictions on abortion in the United States by giving each fertilized embryo equal rights of individuals.
"person amendment," if approved, Tuesday, could redefine the term "person" begins at conception, abortion outlawed at once, and to restrict the treatment of infertility resulting in the loss of embryos and some forms of birth control.
With less than 24 hours to go until the vote, the latest survey suggests that the measure has the option to pass. According question of public policy, 45% of respondents supported the amendment, while 44% oppose it. There may be some hope for the campaign, however, as many of the 11% of undecided voters are among the groups that tend to oppose the measure, women, Democrats and people black.
group of Colorado after the movement of personality has failed in previous attempts to ban the voters of the destruction of fertilized eggs, but this time they chose one of the most religious states and pro life in the union.United States
personality that victory in Mississippi could "change the abortion debate" as part of a larger world to redefine when life begins as a means of weakening the case for legal abortion. In the United States, pro-lifers want to overturn Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court establishing the right to abortion 38 years ago.
amendment produced the most likely one of the voting which took place in the American States on Tuesday.
only one paragraph, he asks voters: "If" person "that term is defined to include any human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent of the same"
was developed by Les Riley, an extremist anti-abortion activist from Mississippi who first tried to get on the ballot in 2007. In 2009, he began to regroup and the state began collecting signatures for individual on the ballot.
Before forming the group, Riley was briefly a blogger for a secession movement in South Carolina named Christian exodus, the site of Mother Jones reported in September. The aim of the movement was to form "an independent Christian nation to survive after the decline and fall of the U.S. financial empire and morally bankrupt."
The amendment was approved by the Republican and Democratic politicians, including two candidates for governor. Other supporters of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board and the group Christian right, the American Family Association.
who are against the measure, including the Mississippi State Board of Medical infertility and the National Association of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, said he has a number of "consequences involuntary "that could seriously affect the care for women, prohibition of IVF and can criminalize doctors involved in routine medical care, where to save the life of a mother who has terminated the pregnancy.
more heated discussions have taken in the state media at the approach of election day. Yes, 26 insists that the choice is simple - if one believes that life begins at conception, must vote yes. They accused those who have expressed concern about the availability of IVF - such as the American Civil Liberties Union - the "scare tactics"Dr. Randall Hines
IVF doctor said: "There is no one on either side who knows what will happen Our biggest concern is that we will allow the authority of the State decisions on all types of doctors. are not appropriate treatment, such as contraception, assisted reproduction and the treatment of ectopic pregnancies. "
Some argue that drugs such as pro-life methotrixate not be used in an ectopic pregnancy, a potentially fatal condition, because it kills the fetus.
Hines said he had no doubt supporters of the initiative were "sincere in their desire to prevent abortions," but questions his understanding that, due to the threat of criminal prosecution, it will no longer accept the complicated medical conditions such as ectopic pregnancies and molar."The other side would say that these scare tactics, but I'm afraid."