Immediately after voters in Mississippi, the most conservative state in the nation, rejected the proposed "personhood amendment," anti-abortion advocates vowed to continue their fight in other states across the country. It seemed like a fairly idiotic move, but then we're talking about people who insist the proposed laws would only ban abortion, but not potentially zygote-destroying birth control, fertility procedures, or necessary medical interventions, simply because they say so. Now personhood advocates are refusing to take "no" for an answer even from Mississippians, and are trying to push the measure through the state legislature. It's about as ridiculous as asking your girlfriend's father for permission to marry her after she's already turned down your proposal on national TV — and the most absurd part is that it might work.
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