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Virginia ‘Personhood’ Resolution (HJR 589)

This law was last updated on Mar 22, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Virginia

Number

HJR 589

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 4, 2017

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

lis.virginia.gov

HJR 589 would recognize that Virginia law consistently acknowledged that an “unborn child” was a person prior to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, regardless of how abortion was punished under the law.

 


People

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