Come November, Mississippi voters could decide to outlaw abortion in their state.
Amendment 26, called the “Mississippi Personhood Amendment,” would define life as beginning at the moment of fertilization, effectively outlawing the abortion procedure if enacted.
In an interview with The Christian Post, “Yes on 26” Executive Director Brad Prewitt said that the amendment dealt with issues beyond the abortion debate.
“Personhood is bigger than your typical pro-life versus abortion,” said Prewitt, who added that it was “not just saying no to abortion, but yes to life.”
The ballot has its opponents.
Earlier this year, the amendment was challenged in court by pro-choice groups. However in September, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled in favor of putting it on the 2011 ballot.
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Source: Michael Gryboski, Christian Post