Personhood Starts With Paul Ryan’s Jizz

Wisconsin Congressman, Romney running mate, and widow’s peak cultivator Paul Ryan has again cosponsored the Sanctity of Human Life Act, which would grant “all the legal and constitutional attributes and privileges of personhood” to a “one-celled human embryo,” even before implantation. The only problem is that a one-celled human embryo doesn’t exist. Looks like this bill needs a solid edit — no problem, that’s what we’re here for.

As Robin Marty at RH Reality Check puts it:

Let’s just be clear that there is no such thing as a “one-celled” embryo, because the embryonic stage follows first on the zygote or fertilized egg, which develops into a blastocyst, which then develops into an embryo… and is not “one-celled.”

Read more at Jezebel

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