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NBC News: Murder or Miscarriage? Grieving Mom Crusades for Unborn Son

February 11, 2014

by Abigail Pesta [NBC LINK] Heather Surovik was eight months pregnant when a drunk driver smacked into her car on a summer afternoon on the outskirts of Denver. A 27-year-old preschool teacher at the time, she was expecting to give birth within days, in July 2012, to a boy she called Brady. “I survived,” she …

Attorney Rebecca Kiessling Responds to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow

June 9, 2013

Tonight, Rachel Maddow went on a rant against my recent “Conceived in Rape Tour” for Personhood Mississippi.  Once again, she ignorantly referred to children like me as being “the rapist’s child.”  First of all, I am not the rapist’s child!  He doesn’t even know of my existence, as in most rape cases.  And what an …

10,000 People Gather in Dublin to Stand for Life

December 4, 2012

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/1204/breaking59.html3 Anti-abortion vigil held in Dublin ÁINE McMAHON Several thousand people attended an anti-abortion vigil outside Leinster House in Dublin tonight. Throughout the vigil, many participants held candles, banners and posters calling for Fine Gael to keep its “pro-life promise”. Organisers – the Pro-Life Campaign, Youth Defence, the Life Institute, and Family and Life – …

Medical Symposium’s Findings that Abortion Never Necessary in “Life of the Mother” ‘Exceptions’ Substantiate Personhood Amendments in US

September 11, 2012

A medical symposium in Ireland has determined that abortion is not necessary to save the mother’s life in any circumstance; debunking one of the most common arguments against personhood abortion bans in the U.S. According to the Irish organization Youth Defence, “Leading medical experts speaking at a major International Symposium on Excellence in Maternal Healthcare …

The Week: Defending Todd Akin: 5 reasons right-wingers still support him

August 24, 2012

http://theweek.com/article/index/232337/defending-todd-akin-5-reasons-right-wingers-still-support-him Not everyone in the GOP is running from the embattled Senate candidate. Why are social conservatives sticking with the “legitimate rape” political pariah? posted on August 23, 2012, at 10:05 AM Some social conservatives are standing by Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), arguing that his position on abortion is actually an integral part of the …

One News Now: Romney Snubbing Pro-Lifers, GOP platform

August 24, 2012

http://www.onenewsnow.com/politics-govt/2012/08/23/romney-snubbing-pro-lifers-gop-platform Romney snubbing pro-lifers, GOP platform Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com) Thursday, August 23, 2012 9:38 AM Personhood USA is calling on presidential candidate Mitt Romney to retract a statement he made this week about abortion. Jennifer Mason is a spokesperson for Personhood USA, which supports proposed state amendments that define personhood at the biological beginning of …

Christian Post: Personhood USA Slams Romney and Ryan’s Support of Rape-Related Abortions

August 24, 2012

http://www.christianpost.com/news/personhood-usa-slams-romney-and-ryans-support-of-rape-related-abortions-80409/ By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter August 22, 2012|12:37 pm Only a few days after praising Rep. Paul Ryan’s pro-life record, Personhood USA, one of the largest anti-abortion organizations in the U.S., is now criticizing the Romney-Ryan campaign for endorsing abortion in instances of rape. “Personhood USA does not endorse political candidates, but …

Democratic Underground / Daily Beast “GOP Grassroots Furious at Romney Over Akin, Abortion Rape Exception”

August 24, 2012

Anti-abortion activists are incensed at the candidate’s claim that he wouldn’t ban abortion for victims of rape—and at his rejection of Todd Akin, who’s trying to capitalize on that anger with a fundraising push. Jennifer Mason, the communications director of Personhood USA and wife of the group’s co-founder, Keith Mason, is very disappointed with the …

Politico.com on Personhood USA, Romney, and Akin

August 24, 2012

–ANTI-ABORTION GROUPS URGE ROMNEY-RYAN TO STAND UP FOR AKIN – From the department of suggestions that are unlikely to be heeded, Personhood USA put out a statement yesterday asking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to reverse their call for Todd Akin to drop his Missouri Senate bid. The groups also asked the ticket to give …

Personhood USA calls on Romney to back Akin in support of GOP Platform

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Personhood USA is calling on Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan to support Congressman Todd Akin following his apology for misspeaking about abortion in cases of rape. A day after his insensitive misstatement regarding the tragedy of rape in regards to abortion, Congressman Akin apologized for the comment on his …