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Forces are joined in Nevada "personhood" effort

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March 29, 2012


CARSON CITY, Nevada: The plot has thickened in the effort to place a "personhood" measure on the Nevada ballot. The measure, if approved, would recognize the personhood of the unborn from the earliest stages of life.

Initially, two measures were proposed for the 2012 ballot, one by Personhood Nevada and another by Nevada Prolife. Both proposals were legally challenged in court, and both were struck down by a judge's ruling. However, both re-wrote ballot language and subsequently obtained permission to circulate. Read more about those legal challenges here.

Then on March 20, 2012, Nevada Prolife withdrew their measure. The organization stated that instead of forging ahead with their initiative, they would place their support behind Personhood Nevada's initiative in order to strengthen support.

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