2008 Colorado Const Amendment Definition of Person

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STATE OF COLORADO, PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT [STATE LEVEL] DIRECT TEXT FOLLOWS BELOW AMENDMENT 48 Definition of Person [Constitutional Amendment] Ballot Title : Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution defining the term “person” to include any human being from the moment of fertilization as “person” is used in those provisions of the Colorado constitution relateing to inalienable rights, equality of justice, and due process of law? Text of Measure: Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Colorado: SECTION 1
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Unformatted text preview: . Article II of the constitution of the ste of Colorado is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION to read: Section 3. Person defined. AS USED IN SECTIONS 3,6, AND 25 OF ARTICLE II OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION, THE TERMS “PERSON” OR “PERSONS” SHALL INCLUDE ANY HUMAN BEING FROM THE MOMENT OF FERTILIZATION. Source: State of Colorado “Titles and Text” of proposed amendments in 2008 election. Note: See Republican Platform 2008 for similar definition of personhood and Human Life Amendment proposed on federal level....
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