(Thursday bump, bad news for Republicans — looks like more GOP candidates will have to publicly side with something that the overwhelming majority of Coloradans disagree with. – promoted by Colorado Pols)
Despite losing the same measure twice, and despite more than 70% of voters rejecting the measure each time, the Personhood folks vow to return to Colorado in two years. As published on LifeNews.com, “Personhood Colorado spokeswoman Jennifer Mason told [Colorado’s major daily]: ‘We’re excited to try again next election.'”
Why the excitement? Because in addition to being just like emancipating slaves, and being just like ending the Holocaust, conferring constitutional rights upon zygotes is the United States’s next wave of social justice activism, analogous to suffragism! According to Personhood USA’s post-election release:
From 1890 to 1918, women in South Dakota attempted many times to gain the right to vote. Their constitutional amendments failed to pass six times before they succeeded. Movements take time to build, but that persistence in the initiative process pays out huge dividends.
“We take from this example that we must not, and will not, ever stop trying to protect every human being in the state of Colorado. We will continue until we succeed,” stated Gualberto Garcia-Jones, co-sponsor of Amendment 62….
Personhood Colorado is determined to make another personhood attempt in the near future….
When the personhood amendment returns to Colorado…