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Missouri Lifeline
June 14, 2013  

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Dear Friend of Life,

Welcome to this week's edition of the Missouri Lifeline. 

I hope you'll find this update useful and informative. Please use the convenient forward option below or the social media buttons above to pass this information along to family and friends. For even more information on news and events, follow us on Twitter and Facebook using the links in the side-bar.

Pam Fichter
President, MRL


Happy Father's Day!
dad and babyFathers provide so much for their children that often goes unrecognized. But the way that a father raises his children will have deep and lasting impact. Most importantly, fathers have the opportunity to teach their children the value of being a son or daughter, and ultimately that they are His. 

We are grateful to all those who embrace the role of fatherhood and we pray that God will transform the hearts of all fathers to welcome the gift of human life.


Action Alert -- Keep Up Those Calls to Governor Nixon, Ask Others to Call!
Call Governor Nixon and ask him to sign the following pro-life bills:

HB 400 - The bill to ban web-cam abortions.

SB 126 - The bill that would protect pharmacy owners from being forced to carry any drug or device, this would include abortion drugs.

Governor Nixon's phone number is 573-751-3222


Join the National Pro-Life Grassroots Network
The annual meeting of pro-life grassroots leaders and experts from across the  country is will be in Dallas, Texas, this summer!...read more.


U.S. House to Vote Next Week on 20-Week Abortion Ban
This week the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved landmark legislation to provide nationwide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age.  Action by the full House is expected the week of June 17...read more.


Supreme Court Rules Human Gene's Can't Be Patented
After years of back and forth, the question of whether naturally occurring human genes are patentable has been decided by the Supreme Court. Most Americans are not aware that about a quarter of their genes have been patented by companies and research institutions over the last few decades by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...read more.


IRS Agents Tell Pro-Life Group Not to Protest Abortion Facilities
In an audiotape released this week, an IRS agent is heard lecturing the head of a pro-life group at length, telling her that her group cannot "force" their religion and beliefs on others, and that they shouldn't reach out to women or protest against abortion clinics...read more.


Obama Admin Drops Appeal of Court Ruling Ordering Plan B Sold to Girls as Young as 11
The Obama administration announced last night that it will drop a legal challenge many critics believed was an act of political posturing and allow the sale of the Plan B One Step "morning after pill" over the counter. As soon as the FDA completes the appropriate paperwork, any minor girl who has reached the age of fertility - possibly 11 years old or younger - will be able to purchase the drug without a prescription or parental notification...read more.


Cardinal Burke Backs Pro-Life Legislative Efforts
Just three days before a Vatican pro-life summit, Cardinal Raymond L. Burke urged people to actively resist efforts to pass anti-life legislation, because "many strong forces are at work."..read more.


Pro-Life Around the State
June 21, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Prayer Vigil for the Unborn near the Planned Parenthood Office, 607 North Burkarth Road in Warrensburg. Please do not park in the Planned Parenthood parking lot which is now posted against violators.

40 Days for Life - Columbia:  New Weekly Prayer Hours at Planned Parenthood, 711 Providence Rd, Columbia, Monday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thurs-day 10 a.m. to noon and Friday 9 a.m. to noon.




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