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  •  No Such Thing as a Soul Under Secular Government. (5+ / 0-)

    Our government has no interest in whether or when a soul shows up or does anything.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 02:30:14 PM PST

    •  Exactly. Direct baring on Personhood (0+ / 0-)

      The entire foundation of the Personhood movement is based on God, on souls, on their belief that abortion is a sin and murder.

      If the existance of a soul cannot be legally recognized, and let's hope it remains that way, then the Personhood argument goes poof.

      And that's why live birth remains as the dividing line for civil rights.

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