Right to life
Pro-life advocates argue that fetuses are people from the moment of conception and have the same fundamental “right to life” before birth as humans have after birth. Many of these advocates want to give “personhood” rights to the unborn. They say that when these rights are given to a class of human beings, they are protected by a series of constitutional guarantees including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These rights would, of course, preclude the possibility of abortion. Pro-choice advocates claim fetuses are not people and that it is improper to award constitutional rights to a fetus.

Pending Legislation:
H.R.426 - Sanctity of Human Life Act

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Poll Opening Date
March 26, 2020
Poll Closing Date
April 1, 2020

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