U.S. Supreme Court won't take Oklahoma Personhood Initiative case

October 29, 2012/Liberty Counsel --

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the Oklahoma Personhood Initiative case of Personhood Oklahoma v. Barber. Last spring, the Oklahoma Supreme Court stopped a citizen's initiative before it was even placed on the ballot.

The proposed amendment would have defined "person" as "any human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being to natural death."

The Oklahoma attorney general had approved the ballot title and summary, and Personhood Oklahoma was in the process of gathering signatures in order to place the issue before the voters, when the ACLU, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and others filed a lawsuit claiming the proposed amendment was unconstitutional. Ten days later, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the initiative violated the U.S. Supreme Court's 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

The Court's decision not to take up the Oklahoma Personhood initiative has no precedential value. The issue is not about the merits of personhood but about whether a state court can interfere with the rights of citizens to gather signatures to amend their constitutions.

Pray that Personhood initiatives will continue to expand throughout the country and that the government acknowledges what science has long recognized - that human life begins from the moment of conception or fertilization and should be protected in law from its earliest beginnings.

Read our News Release for more details.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 12:03 pm
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 11:29 am
Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
jillstanek.com Oct 21, 2014, 12:00 pm
Iowa Right To Life Oct 21, 2014, 11:30 am
The Black Kettle Oct 21, 2014, 12:15 pm
TCDL Feb 16, 2013, 1:31 am
TCDL Jan 27, 2012, 2:56 pm
TCDL Nov 15, 2011, 11:15 am
TCDL Feb 18, 2013, 5:30 pm
TCDL Oct 10, 2011, 11:10 am
TCDL Dec 22, 2011, 7:39 pm
TCDL Jan 3, 2012, 10:45 am
TCDL Oct 10, 2011, 11:06 am
TCDL Feb 16, 2013, 10:43 am
TCDL Feb 13, 2013, 3:40 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 6:05 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 21, 2014, 2:05 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Operation Rescue Oct 21, 2014, 10:48 am
MCCL Blog Oct 21, 2014, 10:32 am
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 11:07 am
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 10:40 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 21, 2014, 10:26 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 9:43 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 9:45 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 9:52 am
Alliance Defense Fund Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 am
The UmBlog Oct 21, 2014, 11:03 am
NoisyRoom.net Oct 21, 2014, 9:55 am
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 9:34 am
LifeNews Oct 21, 2014, 10:05 am
Leaven for the Loaf Oct 21, 2014, 10:11 am
jillstanek.com Oct 21, 2014, 10:06 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 9:21 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Oct 21, 2014, 10:10 am
Priests for Life Oct 21, 2014, 9:12 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 21, 2014, 8:37 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 8:13 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 8:44 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 21, 2014, 9:00 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 21, 2014, 7:17 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Hyscience Oct 21, 2014, 7:41 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 2:23 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 6:02 am
Challies Dot Com Oct 21, 2014, 6:26 am
SUNLIT UPLANDS Oct 21, 2014, 6:19 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 4:37 am
40 Days for Life Oct 21, 2014, 6:00 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 20, 2014, 9:05 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 4:58 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 2:03 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 1:12 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Oct 21, 2014, 2:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Oct 21, 2014, 1:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Truth and Charity Forum Oct 21, 2014, 12:01 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Oct 21, 2014, 12:03 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Common Room Oct 20, 2014, 11:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:15 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 2:37 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 19, 2014, 1:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 1:11 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 6:29 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 5:24 pm
Down on the Pharm Oct 20, 2014, 8:42 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 20, 2014, 9:23 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 8:22 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Oct 20, 2014, 9:16 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Oct 20, 2014, 9:10 pm
Veritas - a Blog by Sharon Hughes Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 7:34 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 20, 2014, 7:45 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 8:14 pm
Stones Cry Out Oct 20, 2014, 7:32 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 6:26 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 7:01 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 20, 2014, 7:21 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 20, 2014, 7:26 pm
MCCL Blog Oct 20, 2014, 7:19 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 6:25 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 6:47 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 6:33 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 20, 2014, 6:40 pm
Alliance Defense Fund Oct 20, 2014, 6:41 pm
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Pro-Life PA by Sue Cirba Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 20, 2014, 5:31 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 5:59 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 6:09 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 6:01 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 5:22 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 5:47 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 20, 2014, 6:05 pm
Leaven for the Loaf Oct 20, 2014, 5:33 pm
Karen Edmisten Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
joy of nine9 Oct 16, 2014, 6:33 pm
joy of nine9 Oct 20, 2014, 12:25 am
joy of nine9 Oct 15, 2014, 7:53 pm
The Anchoress Oct 20, 2014, 5:36 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 5:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 5:06 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 20, 2014, 5:28 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 4:44 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 4:44 pm
Life Report Oct 20, 2014, 4:33 pm
jillstanek.com Oct 20, 2014, 5:10 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 5:19 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 5:02 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 5:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 3:25 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 4:03 pm
Conservative Heritage Times Oct 20, 2014, 4:39 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 6:29 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 4:06 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 3:44 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 3:15 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 4:07 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 3:46 pm
Hyscience Oct 20, 2014, 4:19 pm
The Anchoress Oct 20, 2014, 3:59 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 2:54 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 20, 2014, 3:44 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 5:24 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 2:35 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 3:02 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 20, 2014, 3:17 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 2:49 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Oct 20, 2014, 2:35 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 20, 2014, 3:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:12 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 8:53 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:25 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:27 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:21 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 9:18 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 2:28 pm
Rebelution Oct 20, 2014, 2:22 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 1:11 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 1:44 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 20, 2014, 2:13 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Oct 20, 2014, 2:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 1:42 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 11:12 am
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 12:45 pm
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 12:18 pm
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Oct 20, 2014, 1:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 12:41 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 11:46 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 20, 2014, 12:30 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 20, 2014, 2:37 pm
Christian Coalition Blog Oct 20, 2014, 12:22 pm
cause of our joy Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Mary Meets Dolly Oct 20, 2014, 11:59 am
LifeNews Oct 20, 2014, 11:42 am
jillstanek.com Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 pm
HLI World Watch Oct 20, 2014, 12:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 10:35 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 10:36 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 6:56 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 20, 2014, 10:16 am
DEACON FOR LIFE Oct 20, 2014, 12:15 pm
Operation Rescue Oct 20, 2014, 10:23 am