Michigan Personhood Amendment (2006)

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Michigan Personhood Amendment is an initiated constitutional amendment sponsored by Campaign for Michigan, a right-to-life advocacy group based in Michigan. The measure would have amended the Michigan Constitution to define life as beginning at the moment of conception.

The language was modeled after a similar effort in South Dakota. In that state, legislators passed a state statute criminalizing abortion, which was later repealed through referendum.

Signature gathering

The group led a volunteer-only signature collection effort modeled after Michigan Proposal 4 that prohibited gay marriage. I its rumored the group collected as many as 300,000 signatures, but an official figure was not released by the group and it chose not to file any signatures.

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