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Amendment 62 protects babies

A little girl baby I know was born at 28 weeks a few years ago. Difficulties with that pregnancy started labor that could be stopped. She was only 2 pounds 14 ounces at birth and with a will to live. She left the hospital 3 months later perfectly healthy and is still healthy and one of the brightest students in her class.

Was there a time this baby wasn’t a person? No. She was always human and always a person. She needed protecting and deserved birth unless a natural miscarriage removed her from the nurturing environment of the womb.

It makes sense to put that protection in the Constitution of the State of Colorado, which is what Amendment 62 would do. By this amendment, “the term ‘person’ shall apply to every human being from the beginning of that biological development of that human being.”
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