Democrat-Led Personhood Amendment Introduced in Michigan Legislature 

by Martin Barillas Monday, October 19, 2009
Democrat-Led Personhood Amendment Introduced in Michigan Legislature

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 19 /ImpactWire/ -- Michigan has joined with dozens of other States that are seeking affirmation of personhood rights for all humans. Rep. Jim Slezack (Democrat) is the the lead sponsor of the amendment, and is cosponsored by Paul Scott, Tim Moore, Richard LeBlanc, James Bolger, Kevin Green, Rick Jones, Pete Lund, Matt Lori, John Walsh, Kenneth Kurtz, Tom McMillin, Robert Dean, Bob Genetski, Wayne Schmidt, Joe Haveman, Kevin Daley, Marty Knollenberg, Eileen Kowall, Goeff Hansen, Dudley Spade, Joel Sheltrown, and Jeff Mayes.

The Michigan Personhood Amendment states: SEC. 28. (1) EVERY HUMAN PERSON HAS A RIGHT TO LIFE, WHICH IS THE PARAMOUNT AND MOST FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT GUARANTEED UNDER THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THIS STATE.

(2) WITH RESPECT TO THE FUNDAMENTAL AND INALIENABLE RIGHT TO LIFE, THE WORD "PERSON" APPLIES TO ALL HUMAN BEINGS, IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE, RACE, GENDER, HEALTH, FUNCTION, CONDITION OF DEPENDENCY, INCLUDING PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DEPENDENCY, OR METHOD OF REPRODUCTION, FROM THE BEGINNING OF THEIR BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT, INCLUDING FERTILIZATION. "It is tremendous that for the first time in Michigan Legislature history, an Amendment has been introduced to protect ALL humans no matter how small, by love and by law," commented Cal Zastrow, Co-founder of Personhood USA.

For Interviews please contact:
Rep. Jim Slezak
517-373-3906
JimSlezak@house.mi.gov

Rep. Paul Scott
517-373-1780
paulscott@house.mi.gov

Or Cal Zastrow, Director/ Co-Founder Michigan
Citizens for Life
989-859-4482
Cal@personhoodusa.com www.personhoodusa.com

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