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Measure Details

Definition of "Person"

Mississippi Ballot Measure - Initiative #26

Election: Nov. 8, 2011 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Abortion
Abortion and Reproductive

Yes
346,699
(42.13%)

No
476,178
(57.87%)

Summary

Initiative #26 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to define the word "person" or "persons", as those terms are used in Article III of the state constitution, to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof.

* This is the proposed ballot summary. Official summary will be updated once it is made available by the Secretary of State.

Measure Text


    Should the term "person" be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent thereof?

    * This is the proposed measure text. Official text will be updated once it is made available by the Secretary of State.

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