Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Friday, 10.24.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2
 3  4  5  6  7  8  9
 10  11  12  13  14  15  16
 17  18  19  20  21  22  23
 24  25  26  27  28  29
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Feb 26,2008
Huckabee endorses 'egg' amendment
by UPI

DENVER -- GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has endorsed a proposal to amend Colorado's constitution to define a fertilized egg as a person, a published report said.

Huckabee -- a former governor of Arkansas and Baptist minister -- offered his endorsement Monday for the Colorado Human Life Amendment, The Denver Post reported.

The ballot initiative is being promoted by Kristi Burton, 20, and her organization, Colorado for Equal Rights.

"This proposed constitutional amendment will define a person as a human being from the moment life begins at conception," Huckabee said in a statement. "With this amendment, Colorado has an opportunity to send a clear message that every human life has value."

Backers of the initiative are trying to collect an estimated 76,000 petition signatures to get the measure on the November ballot.

If Colorado voters approve the measure, it would guarantee state constitutional rights to life, liberty, equality of justice and due process of law to every fertilized egg -- and could set the stage for outlawing abortion in the state, the newspaper said.

Copyright © 2008, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

595 times read

Related news
Same-sex marriage ban gains Calif. ballot by UPI posted on Jun 03,2008

Paul funds Huckabee critics' Iowa trips by UPI posted on Dec 14,2007

Lawsuit: Fla. tax cap discriminatory by UPI posted on Jan 28,2008

Iowa caucuses could launch Huckabee by UPI posted on Nov 09,2007

Huckabee stands by AIDS comment by UPI posted on Dec 10,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 19 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?