October 14, 2009, Introduced by Reps. Slezak, Paul Scott, Moore, LeBlanc, Bolger, Green, Rick Jones, Lund, Lori, Walsh, Kurtz, McMillin, Dean, Genetski, Wayne Schmidt, Haveman, Daley, Knollenberg, Kowall, Hansen, Spade, Sheltrown and Mayes and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state
constitution of 1963, by adding section 28 to article I, to
establish the right to life of all human beings from the beginning
of their biological development.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
state of Michigan, That the following amendment to the state
constitution of 1963, to establish the right to life of all human
beings from the beginning of their biological development, is
proposed, agreed to, and submitted to the people of the state:
Sec. 28. (1) Every human person has a right to life, which is
the paramount and most fundamental right guaranteed under the
constitution and laws of this state.
(2) With respect to the fundamental and inalienable right to
life, the word "person" applies to all human beings, irrespective
of age, race, gender, health, function, condition of dependency,
including physical or mental dependency, or method of reproduction,
from the beginning of their biological development, including
(3) The legislature shall implement this section by
Resolved further, That the foregoing amendment shall be
submitted to the people of the state at the next general election
in the manner provided by law.