21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After calling Mitch McConnell to the carpet for his role in funding Planned Parenthood, Personhood
USA is now looking at Paul Ryan.
In this Essay I want to reject the suggestion that personhood
is not important.
Contemporary moral philosophers, clinicians, and medical historians discuss ethical questions related to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and Alzheimer's disease, and look at how cognitive disability forces us to reexamine the concept of personhood
For instance, Gloria Feldt, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, bemoaned the Unborn Victims of Violence Act as "creating legal personhood
for the fetus.
With respect to research from the Western Pacific especially, ideas of personhood
as relational, mutually constituted, and transmuting over the life cycle have also been a key focus of pioneering research and theory (Leenhardt 1979; Strathern 1988; Wagner 1981, 1986).
After that case, groups sprang up to fight corporate personhood
She told me her goal was to raise awareness of SB-1433, more commonly known as the Oklahoma Personhood
Bill, (1) which would have granted full personhood
For the fourth time, Colorado voters rejected a statewide personhood
constitutional amendment in the November election cycle.
amendments have been defeated wherever they pop up, including Mississippi.
The court, which gave new meaning to corporate personhood
in its earlier Citizens United decision, upped the ante significantly in the Hobby Lobby case by granting religious rights--religious personhood
--to closely held for-profit corporations (see Page 10).
She goes on to say, “It all comes down to our unwillingness as a society to protect the personhood
of Black and Hispanic preborn boys and girls.
The phrase "ground of social life" focuses on personhood
as something given, primitive, immediate, and distributed by nature equally among all human beings, in contrast to personhood
understood as something that involves specific identity, public mastery of language, and responsibility for routines of socially intelligible action--personhood
as an achievement rather than a given.