(This is a sample bill drafted for Indiana.)
A Bill Rough Draft regarding AN ACT concerning Indiana Human Life Amendment:
FOR the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Indiana Bill of Rights to establish that the right not to be deprived of life is vested in all human beings, irrespective of age, health, function, physical dependency, or method of reproduction, from their conception or the beginning of their biological development; making technical changes; and submitting this amendment to the members of each of the two houses for their adoption or rejection.
BY proposing an amendment to the Indiana Constitution Bill of Rights, Article 1, Section 1
SECTION 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF Indiana, (A majority of the members elected to each of the two houses concurring), That it be proposed that the Indiana Constitution read as follows:
Bill of Rights
Article 1, Section 1
WE DECLARE, That all people [BORN AND PREBORN] are created equal; that they are endowed by their CREATOR with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; [THAT THE RIGHT NOT TO BE DEPRIVED OF LIFE IS VESTED IN ALL HUMAN BEINGS, IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE, HEALTH, FUNCTION, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DEPENDENCY, OR METHOD OF REPRODUCTION, FROM THE BEGINNING OF THEIR BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT;]
We the undersigned legislators, pastors, business owners and citizens do, hereby endorse the Human Life Amendment for our state constitution to protect the unalienable right to life, of all human beings born and preborn, irrespective of age, health, function, physical or mental dependency, or method of reproduction, from the beginning of their biological development.
The Human Life Amendment petition to State Legislatures was written by Antwion Butler and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.