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Monday, November 24, 2014

Cristen Hemmins

Voters to decide when life begins

In the first of a series of stories on the referendums and candidates that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot, the Oxford EAGLE takes a look at Proposition 26, known as the personhood amendment. (November 1, 2011, Page 1)

Healthy families should say no

With Initiative 26, known as the “personhood amendment” on the ballot in Mississippi in November, Staff Writer Melanie Addington writes to urge readers to do research on the issue and then vote No at the polls. (September 16, 2011, Page 4A)

Proposed budget cuts draw protesters to Square

Around 50 people protested the proposed federal budget cuts on Thursday near the Confederate Statue on the Square. (March 25, 2011, Page 1A)

Voters face big decision with ‘personhood’ proposal

Staff writer Melanie Addington points to the initiative concerning changing wording in state law defining when a human becomes a person and worries about the government getting even more involved in life choices for women. She talks about a recent lawsuit filed over the issue and argues that we could spend our time better to help our youth. (July 16, 2010, Page 4A)

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