The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether Oklahoma’s personhood initiative can proceed. The Oklahoma Supreme Court decided against putting it on the ballot, suggesting the issue of personhood would conflict with Supreme Court rulings favoring abortion.
Personhood USA believes the court’s ruling denies the right of citizens to petition their government. Steve Crampton, general counsel of Liberty Counsel, tells OneNewsNow that is a huge issue that must be settled.
“It’s about the fundamental right of the people of a state, in this case the state of Oklahoma, to decide for themselves what the law in their own state should be, and to simply propose for debate and discussion — and ultimately for a vote — certain issues of great importance,” he says.
Crampton says the question is equal access to the political process. He adds that the citizens of Oklahoma had met all the procedural requirements of letting voters decide the personhood issue.
Read More at onenewsnow.com. By Charlie Butts.
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