Personhood Nevada Denied Right to Petition


Carson City, NV – Personhood Nevada, through many legal battles, has been denied the right to circulate their prolife petition in the state. The ACLU joined forces with Planned Parenthood, tying the petition up in court and disallowing the many ready and willing Nevada volunteers their right to circulate the petition.

“We have several issues at the heart of this matter,” explained Keith Mason, co-founder of Personhood USA. “First, we have judicial activists ruling against the petition, despite the fact that nearly similar language has been approved in other states. Second, we have the anti-personhood media reporting that we failed to get the required signatures – when in fact, Personhood Nevada was not allowed to get even ONE signature. This is clearly a case of big money versus the rights of the citizens – but we’re preparing to try again, even stronger than before.”

The one-sentence proposed state constitutional amendment states, “In the great state of Nevada, the term ‘person’ applies to every human being.”

“We have volunteer petition circulators who have been waiting for months,” added Olaf Vancura, President of Personhood Nevada. “We are determined that no matter how long it takes, we will not be silenced. The personhood petition will be approved, and we will protect all human life in the state of Nevada.”