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6 years ago  ::  Jan 02, 2012 - 4:12PM #21
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Tolerant Sis wrote:

Hi there.  Personhood is a legal definition.  Persons are endowed with the full range of rights of their civilizations.  Fetuses are not persons, as has been demonstrated numerous times, from issues such as whether a fetus needs to pay half-price to ride a train (like a child does) to whether its mother has the right to invoke her own rights to determine her own medical care (or lack thereof) on its behalf.


I agree. Just considering the USA alone, women did not become fully persons before the law until 1919 while blacks did not become so until 1965.

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