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Pro-Life ‘Personhood’ Activists Escalate Fight, File Petition with Supreme Court

posted on August 1, 2012

On Monday, pro-life organization, Personhood USA, “filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to consider an appeal of an Oklahoma ruling against a ballot initiative in that state,” Abigail Pesta reports for The Daily Beast. The organization is seeking to have overturned an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling, which held “that an initiative to get a personhood amendment on the state ballot was unconstitutional.” Keith Mason, founder of Personhood USA, says, “We’re fighting for First Amendment rights.”

Read at The Daily Beast