Doctors in Favor of Personhood Speak Out

By: Nick Adam Email
By: Nick Adam Email

The results of the three ballot initiatives in Mississippi will be a big topic on election night.

A small group of doctors recently gathered in Jackson to show their support for the Personhood initiative, which has come under attack from many in the medical community.

Doctors in favor of Initiative 26 held a press conference in Jackson voicing their support.

Opponents say if the measure passes it could lead to a ban on birth control, and put pregnant women in danger.

Supporters say the bill could be a first step to revisit the Roe v. Wade decision to legalize abortion.

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  • by rob on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:52 AM
    @ alicia,gloria et al: so when a 15 year old comes home knocked up can we send the bills to god? will he take her to the doctor, pay the hospital, buy formula,diapers, medical expenses, hire a full time nanny until the 15 year old can finish school and get a real job to support her MISTAKE? god loves children so much that he forces them to have unwanted children that they cant take care of? how many of these unwanted unplanned babies get adopted? very small percentage i would say and the rest are raised in broken low income homes where they grow up to be the kids you complain to the police about. we dont live in gods eden we live in the REAL world where these tough choices have to be made. read genesis chapter six to see what god does to unwanted children!
  • by Dan Location: Collinsville on Nov 8, 2011 at 02:41 PM
    So we are to say woman who are rape or molested must now go though the childbirth? Those who may give birth to seriously deformed children now must do so? The fact that now if there are complications during the pregnancy if it comes down to the fact that they child must be aborted to save the mother it won't happen. Now they will both die just cause of idiots like you. Keep up the good work Mississippi, now the money spent here will go to Alabama. Congrats...
  • by Alicia on Nov 8, 2011 at 01:15 PM
    God loves all children. Even the ones that aren't able to speak for themselves. I'm just glad my child's birth mother realized that even if she coudln't take care of this child, another woman could. I am so blessed from her decision not to end my child's life.
  • by Voter on Nov 8, 2011 at 04:19 AM
    In reply to Glennda So, you're proud to vote to continue the slaughter of millions of unborn babies?
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      by Claire on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:34 AM in reply to Voter
      Yes, millions of incest and rape babies.
  • by tei Location: meridian on Nov 7, 2011 at 04:22 PM
    why does medicaid pay for birth control but does not pay for tubal ligation??if a young woman gets pregnant from rape,is she supposed to have that baby,even though it's unwanted and those are the circumstances?that is what will happen if this is voted in.
  • by Gloria on Nov 7, 2011 at 03:59 PM
    Um... "glennda" your comment stating "government needs to govern not control a Womans body" is Absolutely CORRECT!!! (just not in the context you are insinuating!) government needs to get ahold on these DISGUSTING WOMEN who ______ _____ ____, get pregnant (and yes that's A CHOICE THEY ARE MAKING TO POSSIBLY GET PREGNANT) and then MURDER UNBORN BABIES!!! MURDER IS MURDER NO MATTER WHICH WAY YOU LOOK AT IT!!! geez so many USELESS SICK TWISTED MINDED WOMEN AND MEN NOT SUPPORTING THIS BILL! YOU PEOPLE MAKE ME SICK!!! again, PROUDLY VOTING YES TO SAVE BABIES!!! (I can't wait to see if your reply involves "PROUDLY VOTING NO TO MURDER BABIES"!!
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      by Anonymous on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:36 AM in reply to Gloria
      So you're in favor of murdering women who have eptopic pregnancies? you murderer!!! see the flaw in your "logic?"
  • by Glennda Location: DeKalb on Nov 7, 2011 at 01:54 PM
    I agree with "Relevant". Where is the mention of the "large group of doctors and lawyers" that do not support this initiative? This bill is about much more than abortion and the voters need to be informed before going to the polls. What will it be like if it is passed and all forms of birth control are banned except condoms and sterilization? Even if this is not the case, this Initiative will cost Mississippi millions is tax dollars in court cases! PROUDLY VOTING NO ON INITIATIVE 26!!! Because Government needs to govern and not control a woman's body!!
  • by RC Location: CA on Nov 7, 2011 at 01:47 PM
    In light of Mississippi's abysmal test scores, it might be best to outsource all functions of the state to more competent states that know what they're doing.
  • by Gregory Location: Collinsville on Nov 7, 2011 at 09:02 AM
    "Crazy people," in this particular context, are people who think that Mississippi will be better off with -more- unwanted babies.
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      by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 09:22 PM in reply to Gregory
      You dumb..... This is NOT what this is about at all... Get off your high horse & get informed. You lack reasoning skills & wisdom. Keep that redneck attitude, it will take you far.... LOL
  • by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:55 AM
    The picture shows the small group. Can't you count for yourself? What difference does it make who organized it? It was a group of individual doctors. Duh! They stood up and said they're for it. Pretty simple. Should you not make your decision for yourself? Would it matter if you had the name of each of these doctors? Think for yourself. That's the problem with our world. People WANT to be led by the hand to every decision and conclusion.
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      by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 09:25 PM in reply to
      Do you know who they are TALKING to since they are on a stage talking into a microphone???? DUNCE!
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