The Madness of Crowds

So in the latest attempt to demonstrate that democracy can be hijacked, a group in Mississippi is attempting to pass a law defining “personhood” as starting at the “moment when sperm and egg meet“. While this is clearly aimed at preventing abortions, if it passes, it would criminalize hormonal birth control methods, which are used by roughly a third of the population. Quite frankly, I think we have bigger things to worry about right now than what people are doing with their own bodies…

2 thoughts on “The Madness of Crowds

  1. Yeah, that’s what I heard too. Still depressing to me that this gathers enough signatures to make it on the ballot, but at least it was defeated! 🙂

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