Nevada: State Supreme Court denies personhood initiative

Mon, Jan 3 2011 — Source: Lahontan Valley News

The Nevada Supreme Court Thursday ruled the battle over the so-called Personhood Initiative was moot at this point and dismissed the appeal. The Personhood Nevada ballot advocacy group headed by Richard Ziser of Las Vegas wanted to put an initiative on the 2010 ballot, which would declare even the most immature human embryos as having all the rights of a person. Opponents said it was simply a backdoor attempt to shut down a woman’s right to choose.

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