Thursday, May 24, 2007

Goal of Mississippi amendment? Overturn Roe v. Wade

Rusty Pugh
May 24, 2007

Many pro-life advocates believe that the only way to truly outlaw abortion in America is to avoid lengthy legislative battles and address the real issue -- recognizing that every human life begins at the moment of conception. That is precisely the aim of an initiative that proposes an amendment to the Mississippi constitution.

David Rogers heads the group "The Campaign for the Ultimate Human Life Amendment." The goal of the campaign is simple: change the Mississippi state constitution to recognize that every human life begins at conception -- and hopefully, ultimately overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion on demand in America. Rogers explains how that could happen.

Read More. They're campaigning for a state-wide vote.

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