Rep. Coffman, 2nd GOP Hopeful Disavows Personhood Measures

March 25, 2014 6:12 PM

Rep. Coffman, 2nd GOP Hopeful Disavows Personhood Measures
" DENVER (AP) – A second Colorado Republican facing a tough race is disavowing so-called ‘personhood’ measures for fetuses.

Rep. Mike Coffman’s re-election campaign said Tuesday that the congressman no longer supports granting a fertilized egg the same legal rights as a person. Coffman’s Democratic challenger had demanded he reject the proposals, which were overwhelmingly rejected at the ballot box by Colorado voters in 2008 and 2010.

Coffman supported those initiatives. The issue didn’t make the ballot during Coffman’s last campaign, in 2012 "

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