‘Personhood’ to be theme at 2010 Roe anniversary: Justice Blackmun noted that ‘personhood’ is established, abortion ‘rights’ would, of course, ‘collapse’

anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision to raise the profile of “personhood.” The term is used by a movement in state legislatures to define unborn babies as persons, affording them the same guaranteed right to life as all other Americans. Probably the first definitive statement on the idea came from Justice Harry Blackmun, who wrote the majority opinion for Roe v. Wade…