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Which Paul?

Do you have a quote? Because if you are talking about Ron Paul, I am understanding that the Sanctity of Life Act that Ron Paul sponsored in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011 defined a person at conception and then the 14th Amendment of the Constitution declares that the states must protect persons and treat all persons (the unborn equally as the born) under the state laws.

It took me a while to unravel all of that because I was trying to understand the difference between Rand’s legislation and Ron’s legislation. Have you looked into the exact wording of Ron Paul’s Sanctity of Life Act in conjunction with the 14th Amendment? If I am wrong about my understanding I would really like to know. Thanks!

Here are some texts:
US Constitution http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_amend... :
AMENDMENT XIV
Passed by Congress June 13, 1866. Ratified July 9, 1868.
Section 1.
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Ron Paul's 2011 Sanctity of Life Act http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1096/text :
(1) the Congress declares that--
(A) human life shall be deemed to exist from conception, without regard to race, sex, age, health, defect, or condition of dependency; and
(B) the term ‘person’ shall include all human life as defined in subparagraph (A); and
(2) the Congress recognizes that each State has the authority to protect lives of unborn children residing in the jurisdiction of that State.

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