Human Rights Campaign Seeks Personhood Amendment to CA Constitution SACRAMENTO, CA (for 28 September 2009) WHAT:
A press conference announcing submission of the California Human Rights Amendment, a proposed 2010 California ballot initiative.
The California Civil Rights Foundation will submit language to California Attorney General Jerry Brown for a Human Rights Amendment recognizing the personhood of every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being.
Founded by Walter Hoye, the California Civil Rights Foundation works to recognize the personhood rights of every human being. WHEN:
Monday, Sep.28 2009, 11 a.m. WHERE
: The Office of the Attorney General, 1300 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814WHO:
- Walter Hoye, sponsor of the California Human Rights Amendment and founder of California Civil Rights Foundation
- Judie Brown president of American Life League
- Lila Rose, president of Live Action and co-sponsor of the California Human Rights Amendment WHY:
"It is clear the only way to heal our land and restore the Founders’ vision is to recognize human personhood as a fundamental and Constitutional right," Judie Brown said. "The mission of the California Human Rights Amendment is simple, the message direct and the result will be a profound return to the value that shaped our civilization. It is always the right time to fight for justice."
"The California Civil Rights Foundation recognizes the inherent human rights, dignity and worth of all human beings from the beginning of their biological development," stated Hoye. "If passed, this historic legislation would make California the first state in the Union to acknowledge full human rights for every human being. We believe all human beings should be protected by love and by law."The California Human Rights Amendment to the Constitution of California:
Article 1, Section 7
(c)"The term "person" applies to all living human beings from the beginning of their biological development -- regardless of the means by which they were procreated, method of reproduction, age, race, sex, gender, physical well-being, function, or condition of physical or mental dependency and/or disability.
American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by Judie Brown. It is the largest grassroots Catholic pro-life organization in the United States and is committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from the moment of creation to natural death. For more information or press inquiries, please contact Katie Walker at 540.659.4942.
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