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Newt Gingrich Calls For A National Personhood Amendment

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Newt Gingrich called for a national personhood amendment during the Thanksgiving Family Forum, which would define life as beginning at conception. Earlier this month, voters in conservative Mississippi resoundingly rejected the state’s personhood amendment because it would effectively ban all abortions, certain forms of birth control, and even in vitro fertilization for couples struggling to have a child. However, Mississippi’s Governor-Elect Phil Bryant (R) is now saying that the personhood proposal or something similar may “resurface in the 2012 legislature” and conservatives are still advancing the initiative in states across the country. Watch it: