2010 Colorado Personhood Amendment Text

The text of the 2010 Personhood Amendment is as simple as the idea that all human beings should be equal in the eyes of the law.  The 2010 Personhood Amendment adds the following section to the Colorado constitution’s Bill of Rights:

Section 32. Person defined. As used in sections 3*, 6**, and 25*** of Article II of the state constitution, the term “person” shall apply to every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being.

*Section 3. Inalienable rights.
All persons have certain natural, essential and inalienable rights, among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; of acquiring, possessing and protecting property; and of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness.
** Section 6. Equality of justice.
Courts of justice shall be open to every person, and a speedy remedy afforded for every injury to person, property or character; and right and justice should be administered without sale, denial or delay.
*** Section 25. Due process of law.
No person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process of law.