A measure approved by the North Dakota House gives a fertilized human egg the legal rights of a human being, a step that would essentially ban abortion in the state. The bill is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that extended abortion rights nationwide, supporters of the legislation said. (emphasis added)
The bill declares that "any organism with the genome of homo sapiens" is a person protected by rights granted by the North Dakota Constitution and state laws
So using North Dakota logic, is a fertilized chicken egg an actual chicken?
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
WTF North Dakota
In subservience to Christian religious beliefs, to further Right Wing Republican attacks against women's reproductive rights, and to show how power corrupts politicians into thinking they have a right to moralize, lawmakers in North Dakota have voted to inflict Christian beliefs upon every person in their state: