Wince of the Week, February 3-9, 2013. Our EHRP Team winced when we read this in the Huffington Post, by Laura Basset about the North Dakota State Senate’s bill that would make it even more difficult for women there to access abortion care. The Personhood Constitutional Amendment initiative would amend the state’s constitution to give legal rights and protections to human embryos.
“It’s like a bad episode of the twilight zone,” said Rania Batrice, communications director the North Dakota Democratic Party. “These bills just open the door for every other state in the country to interject themselves into everybody’s bedroom.”–excerpted from “North Dakota Personhood Measure Passes State Senate,” by Laura Bassett