Opening a new front in their assault on abortion, activists in half a dozen states are preparing ballot referendums that would grant "personhood" and constitutional rights to embryos from the moment of conception...This is probably a story to keep up with.
If the embryo is declared a person under a state's constitution, the reasoning goes, the termination of its existence must be considered murder.
Monday, December 3, 2007
Legal Rights for Embryos
Groups in various states are proposing legal rights for embryos. According to the story at the Pew Forum: