It feels good to be posting after a long and unavoidable absence from the blogosphere and internet. Until yesterday, the grand total of my internet time was roughly 10 minutes over the course of 10 or 11 days (I was gone to Massachusetts for a friends wedding with some of my family) which needless to say kind of eliminated blogging. I now have a ton of important stuff to catch up on, putting blogging on the backburner, but I wanted to quickly pass along some exciting and important information I recieved in an email on Thursday. So, without further ado, here is the information.
“Montana Personhood Amendment Passes State Senate, 26-24 Vote
Helena, Montana – 02/26/2009 – Montana’s Senate passed constitutional Personhood Amendment, SB 406, in a 26-24 vote. The amendment, introduced by Senator Dan McGee, passed on its third reading on the Senate floor this morning. This is the first Personhood Amendment in U.S. history to pass a State Senate.
“Senator Dan McGee, writing the language of SB 406 himself, has shown what it truly means to be pro-life,” stated Keith Mason, of Personhood USA. “Senator McGee’s successful efforts on behalf of all human beings at all stages of human life are a giant step forward in historic efforts to ensure the rights and protection of every individual.”
SB 406, which defines person for the purposes of application of inalienable rights, states, “All persons are born free and have certain inalienable rights…person means a human being at all stages of human development of life, including the state of fertilization or conception, regardless of age, health, level of functioning, or condition of dependency.”
“Praise God! The honor of being the first State Senate in U.S. history to recognize the personhood of pre-born children goes to Montana,” commented Cal Zastrow of Personhood USA. “Thanks to the leadership of Sen. Dan McGee, The Montana Personhood Amendment now moves forward to the State House of Representatives.”
SB 406 must continue on to pass the Montana House of Representatives with a majority vote of 74. Once it passes, it is to immediately become a part of the state’s constitution. The race is on between Montana and North Dakota for the first Personhood legislation in our nation’s history, as Montana’s Personhood Amendment continues on to its House of Representatives, and North Dakota’s Personhood legislation continues on to its Senate.
Personhood USA is a grassroots Christian organization founded to establish personhood efforts across America to create protection for every child by love and by law. Personhood USA is committed to assisting and supporting Personhood Legislation and Constitutional Amendments and building local pro-life organizations through raising awareness of the personhood of the pre-born.
For Interviews please call Personhood USA @ 202-595-3500 or
Senator Dan McGee 406-628-6534
For More Information please visit www.personhoodusa.com.
Personhood USA PO Box 486 Arvada Co 80001”
This is incredibly important news! Personhood Amendments have been and still are being pushed in many states across the nation and this is one of the most significant victories to date. Please pray fervently that Montana House of Represenatives would pass SB 406 at the first opportunity!
God bless and veritas supra omnis!