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A couple of new items in my ongoing attempts to make like Amway and be everywhere. First, I just got back from MSNBC studios, where I spent a couple of minutes talking to Tamron Hall about the defeat of the personhood amendment in Mississippi: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world…

Anti-abortion efforts stumble on obstacle of their own making

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Henry Hyde, a champion of the anti-abortion movement, might turn over in his grave if he knew that a provision of law he authored was an obstacle to individual states banning abortion. The Hyde Amendment, named for the Illinois Republican who served in Congress for 32…

Pro-life campaigner: Term ‘fertilized egg’ is like using ‘N-word’

‘Personhood amendment’ campaigners had previously compared embryos to slaves Using the term “fertilized egg” is “the same thing as using the N-word,” says the pro-life minister behind a Colorado campaign to have fertilized eggs declared legal persons. Colorado’s Amendment 62, which will appear on the ballot this November, is the…

Exclusive Audio: Brothers embark on walk across America to fight corporate personhood

Two brothers in their late sixties are setting out on a journey they hope will “restore democracy to America.” Starting out from San Francisco, Robin and Laird Monahan have begun a 3000-mile hike that will take them across ten states to Washington, DC. Along the way, the Monahans hope to…

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