Personhood amendment supporters: Court battle isn’t over yet
The Denver Post
Sponsors of ballot measure 62, the so-called personhood amendment, announced Tuesday from the rain-soaked Capitol steps they will appeal a judge’s dismissal of their suit against the Colorado voter guide.
Supporters of Amendment 62, which would apply the term “person” to every human “from the beginning of biological development,” claim the Colorado Legislative Council’s 2010 Ballot Information Booklet misrepresented their arguments for the measure.
The council’s guide, better known as the Blue Book, included false statements made by the opposition, said Keith Mason, campaign director for “Yes on 62.”
Denver District Court Judge Robert Hyatt, in dismissing the suit, said he had no jurisdiction over a publication of the council, which is the research arm of the legislature.
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