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Scott Brown latest in GOP to distance himself from 'personhood' issue
Scott Brown latest in GOP to distance himself from 'personhood' issue

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown has become the latest Republican to distance himself from an effort to support full human rights for individuals from conception onward. At its convention over the weekend, the New Hampshire Republican Party adopted a platform that included the so-called personhood measure. Critics of the measure argue that it would outlaw all abortions and some forms of contraception. The state's Democratic incumbent, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, wasted no time in criticizing Brown, her challenger in one of the hottest races this year. “The message from Scott Brown and his Republican Party is disturbing, alarming and clear: They believe they...

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