January 21, 2020

Wisconsin to Consider Amendment Giving Personhood to Preborn Children

Wisconsin Capitol
Credit: Jake Pfaffenroth / Flickr
Wisconsin legislators are considering legislation that would allow voters to decide on a "personhood amendment" which would make preborn children a protected class under state law.

Matt Sande, a representative of Pro-Life Wisconsin, told OneNewsNow why the amendment is necessary.

"In the Declaration of Rights of our state Constitution, the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness only applies to the born human being," Sande explains. "There is nothing nefarious in this; our founders were not contemplating legal child-killing 150 years ago. But from a pro-life perspective, it is an error."

Passage of this amendment would allow Wisconsin lawmakers to exercise more control over the abortion industry with legislation.

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