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West Virginia ‘Life Begins at Conception’ Amendment (HJR 19)

This law was last updated on Feb 23, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

West Virginia

Number

HJR 19

Status

Proposed

Proposed

Feb 21, 2017

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 10
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 11

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

www.legis.state.wv.us

HJR 19 would propose an amendment to the Constitution of West Virginia to define the word “person” or “persons” to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof.

If passed, the question of ratification or rejection of the amendment to the Constitution of West Virginia would be submitted to the voters of the state at the next general election to be held in 2018.


People