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Personhood

Romney: It's Not My Platform...Those Guys Are NUTS!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

So here we have the presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, on the eve of the GOP convention, distancing himself from his party's oppressive pla...

'No Personhood' Campaign Kicks Off In Colorado

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.24.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic DENVER– A rally hosted here Thursday on the steps of the capitol by this year’s “No Personhood C...

Mitt Romney and the Temple of Womb

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

"America's Comeback Team" of Romney/Ryan will come back for women's choice, women's health and women's pay, and they will not stop until all of the progress made in the fight for women's equality over the past 50 years has been erased.

The War on Women Rages on

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Recently Representative Todd Akin made some outstanding remarks. When asked if abortion should be permitted in cases of pregnancies resulting from rap...

New Rule: Only Women Legislators Should Be Allowed to Vote on Women's Issues

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It is sad and embarrassing to admit this, but the impetus for most of these reproductive control bills has come from men. Over time, the number of men that believe they must control women like this will decline. But women cannot await universal male enlightenment.

Paul Ryan: the 'Personhood' Crocodile?

Don C. Reed | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Enacted into law, a Romney/Ryan personhood plan could remove women's reproductive rights completely.

Colorado Says Hey Girl to Paul Ryan

Jen Caltrider | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Thanks to the brilliance of tweeter @PaulRyanGosling, who took the Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" to a whole new level over the weekend by mashing up Ryan Gosling with Paul Ryan, the ball was already rolling when GOP VP nominee Paul Ryan came to town.

Romney VP Choice May Find Role Model Among CO Personhood Endorsers

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

As the personhood initiatives have come and gone in Colorado, we've seen the different reactions of politicians who endorse personhood. Will Rep. Paul Ryan, who supported personhood legislation in Congress, stand by his decision?

Ohio Anti-Abortion Effort Fails

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An anti-abortion group fell short Tuesday in its attempt to gather enough signatures to ask voters this fall to change the stat...

Of Comic Books and Personhood: Romney, the Riddler, and Citizens United?

Don C. Reed | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

What if both sides of the coin had negative outcomes? The personhood concept has two bad sides: corporate and reproductive. It is a tossup which is more ludicrous and damaging.

Fetal Personhood: Why Stop There?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Senator Rand Paul, that scion of small government, wants the government to decide when a woman can choose her own reproductive fate.

When Does Corporate Personhood Begin and Other Questions

Dylan Brody | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

This week the Supreme Court said that Montana cannot limit the power of corporations to act as if they were people. And by "act as if they were people...

Personhood Push Faces Long Odds

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An anti-abortion group in Ohio is facing a significant shortfall in the number of signatures needed to ask voters in the presid...

John Celock

Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill Could Face Vote Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for a possible fight over an abortion bill Friday, two days after the state Senate passed a bill allowing health-care ...

Laura Bassett

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Fetal Personhood Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

The Oklahoma Supreme Court unanimously vetoed a ballot measure that would have given embryos full personhood rights on Monday, ruling it "clearly unco...

The War on Women: Why We’re Fighting

Karen Teegarden | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Karen Teegarden

UniteWomen.org's is organizing nationwide protests, marches and rallies on Saturday, April 28 in cities and states across the country to let elected officials know we won't remain silent.

Republican Propositions on Women's Reproductive Rights: A Move Toward Sharia Law?

Anisa Noormohamed | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Anisa Noormohamed

The issues surrounding the debate on abortion and reproductive rights seem to be the same across the globe, whether in Muslim countries or in America.

Three Videos Everyone Should See Before Voting

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

"Personhood" for zygotes cruelly subverts the very idea of a culture of life and potentially criminalizes every pregnant woman. Are you really cool with that? Even if you personally would not chose an abortion?

Super PACs, Virginia, and the Battle for the U.S. Senate

Don C. Reed | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

We already have a Republican-controlled Supreme Court, and a radically conservative House of Representatives. The Senate is close to turning red, and a flood of super PAC cash could push it over the edge.

The Case for Non-Human Personhood Rights

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.12.2012 | Science
Eric Michael Johnson

This is not as radical an idea as it may sound. The law is fully capable of making and unmaking "persons" in the strictly legal sense. But that would be unlikely to happen with whales, dolphins, or even great apes.

Unborn in the USA

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Given that the number of unborn is currently unknown, it could reach the trillions -- or gazillions -- and should all those unborn give their grateful loyalty upon birth (should it occur) to the religious far right, the Republican Party could overwhelm elections through eternity.

Resolution Urges 'Personhood' Rights For Sperm

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Wilmington City Council has a message for men -- sperm are people, too. The council for Delaware's largest city passed a resolution by an 8-4 v...

"Adoption" Needs to Become a Buzz Word in the Social Lexicon of America

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents
Steven Kurlander

Any adoptive mother or father will tell you that the memory of the first day they held, hugged and began bonding with their adopted child is the strongest remembrance of fulfillment in a lifetime.

John Celock

Lawmakers Kill Controversial Personhood Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

In an unexpected move, the Virginia Senate killed the state's personhood bill, a key victory for women's groups seeking to battle the current proposal...

Disenfranchise a Gender? Virginians Fight Back Against Anti-Woman "Personhood" Legislation

Don C. Reed | Posted 04.24.2012 | DC
Don C. Reed

Women are increasingly realizing there may be no place for them in the formerly Grand Old Party, except as second class citizens, their rights defined...