CDZ What "is" the current legal definition for a "person?"

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    Just what the thread title says.

    This thread is very simple. I am trying to identify and explore some of the common ground that should exist between all sides of the abortion debate.

    I encourage those who want to participate to quote and post the LEGAL definitions they use to support their views.
     
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    'Personhood' is what the legislatures and courts say it is, not you or me.
     
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    Okay....

    Some questions.

    1. What is the legislature's definition of personhood?
    2. Can there be more than one?
    3. Should there ever be MORE than one?
    4. How many definitions of a "person" is too many?
    5. What should be done when (or if) two of their definitions conflict with one another?
     
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    The courts and the leges will decide that for us.
     
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    And the sheeple have no say in ANY of it.

    Right?
     
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    We elect the legislatures, chuz.
     
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    Okay....

    Some questions.

    1. What is the legislature's definition of personhood?
    2. Can there be more than one?
    3. Should there ever be MORE than one?
    4. How many definitions of a "person" is too many?
    5. What should be done when (or if) two of their definitions conflict withone another?
     
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    Anybody?
     
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    I am hoping that somebody (ANYBODY) can/ will post a LEGAL definition of a "person" that we can all agree is the LEGAL definition of person,

    Is there one?
     
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    I dunno. Do you have one? This made me think of when we had 3/5ths personhood laws.
     

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