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Huckabee Keynote for Personhood Mississippi Event

Robin Marty

The former Governor and presidential candidate will headline an anti-choice fundraiser.

See all our coverage of Mississippi Initiative (Prop) 26 here.

Former Governor and Fox News personality Mike Huckabee will be using his fame and his anti-choice background to raise money for Personhood Mississippi, another “a fertilized egg is a person” action groups trying to change a state constitution to give out rights at the moment of conception.

The Clarion Ledger reports:

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at an anti-abortion event in Jackson next week.

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The Personhood Mississippi group is kicking off its campaign Sept. 8 in support of the “personhood” initiative that is slated to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot.

The initiative seeks to define a “person” as a being at the point of fertilization, which would restrict abortion rights in Mississippi.

Tickets for the banquet, which will be held at First Baptist Church on North State Street, start at $50.

Huckabee was actively involved in the failed 2008 Colorado Personhood campaign, as well.

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