[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Mississippi [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that an initiative seeking to redefine personhood can be placed on the November 2011 general election ballot. The initiative, Measure 26 [materials], would amend the Mississippi Constitution to define the word "person" or "persons" to include "every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof." Two Mississippi citizens filed the lawsuit after it was qualified, claiming the initiative violated Article 15, Section…