Jon Huntsman: Personhood Movement ‘Goes Too Far’

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"Jon Huntsman: Personhood Movement ‘Goes Too Far’"

Former Utah Governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Hutsman told Meet The Press’ David Gregory this morning that state efforts to declare a fertilized human egg a legal person go “too far,” joining a growing chorus of anti-abortion Republicans, doctors, and religious leaders, in questioning the extremist “pesonhood” movement. At least half-dozen states are considering personhood amendments, with Mississippi slated to vote on the measure this coming Tuesday. The measure would essentially criminalize abortion, outlaw contraception like the birth control pill, and even prevent couples from having a child through in vitro fertilization. Watch it:

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