Good News From Yesterday's Vote

Mississippi won't be treating zygotes as people.

Despite a poll earlier this week showing Mississippi voters split on the Personhood Amendment, voters decided to reject "biological ignorance." So for now, pregnant women won't be cruising in the carpool lanes.

This is a stunning defeat for the forced birthers who were trying so desperately to strip women of their right to life-saving health care.

Yes, life technically begins at conception. But that life is growing inside of a grown person who has the private right under the Constitution to decide whether or not to continue hosting that life -- especially if the grown up person's life is in danger.