"Personhood Amendment" Back in Action in Colorado
Another campaign to give fertilized embryos the legal status of a person is being launched in Denver by abortion opponents, The Associated Press
reported. Supporters of the measure said they will start collecting
signatures so that human embryos will be protected, amending the state
Last year, a similar measure that classified fertilized embryos as peoplewas voted against 3-1, the AP said.
said the word "fertilized" may have confused voters into visualized
chicken eggs. The new measure will instead say "the beginning of the
Sex Education Options in Utah
The Deseret News
recently reported that a town hall meeting will be held Wednesday
regarding a bill tht would alter Utah’s sex education curriculum. The
meeting is open to the public, the article said.
Lynn Hemingway, D-Salt Lake, sponsored the bill, which gives parents
two alternatives. One class would be abstinence-based, but would teach
strategies for waiting until marriage to have sex and offer information
about sexually transmitted infections. The other class would offer
promote abstinence, but would offer information on sexually transmitted
infections and forms of contraception, according to the article.
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The meeting is being hosted by Planned Parenthood Action Council, and Hemingway is scheduled to attend.
Catholic Archbishop Opposes Abortion in Ghana
Most Rev. Philip Naameh of Ghana asked Christians to fight against the
legalization of abortion on the basis of being un-Catholic, according
At last weekend’s national convention of 800 Knights of St. John
International from Ghana, the United States, Liberia, Sierra Leone and
Togo, he also urged them to abstain from having sex and abstain from
According to the article, he said, "It would help bring the virtues of Christ into the administration of
the country and, therefore, minimize the vices associated with the
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