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Missouri Lifeline
March 7, 2014  

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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


The Time is Here to Put Your Pro-Life Convictions into Action -- See You Tuesday!

Make your plans now to attend the Show Me Life Pro-life Action Day. Join Us on March 11, 2014 in the Missouri State Capitol to lobby for important pro-life legislation. Your participation is critical. Unborn babies, vulnerable women and babies in the first days of life need your help!

Call 314-434-4900 or email mrl.eastern@yahoo.com to arrange for transportation for St. Louis, St. Charles, Washington county, Lincoln county, Warrensburg and surrounding areas. Call the state office 573-635-5110 or email righttolife@missourilife.org to inquire about transportation from other parts of the state.
To order red pro-lifeT-shirts for lobby day go to: http://www.missourilife.org/assets/2014mrl_shirts.pdf 

For flyers to distribute and details: http://www.missourilife.org/lobbyday.html 


Legislative Update
House Health Care Policy Committee hears Missori Right to Life priority abortion clinic inspection bill, HB 1478.  Senate bill 770 on abortion clinic inspections to be heard on Monday night, March 10 in the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.

House passes 3 economic development bills after placing pro life protections requested by Missouri Right to Life on all three bills: HB 1310, HB 1495 and HB 1501.  

Missouri Right to Life applauds Representative Jeff Messenger and almost 70 co-sponsors for filing bill to prevent public monies, tax dollars, tax credits or incentives from being used to fund businesses to do abortion services, human cloning or embryonic stem cell research. Bill number is HB 2072.

 Click here for the full legislative update.


MO House Perfects Legislation Extending 24 Hour Reflection Period To 72 Hours
On Thursday, March 6th, the House perfected HB 1307 & 1313, a bill that will extend the current  reflection period to 72 hours before a woman has an abortion. The perfection amendment passed by a count of 115 to 37. The extra time provided by this legislation will allow a woman to reflect on all her options before deciding to go forward with an abortion.  This bill will save babies and protect women from abortion clinics that are seeking to make a profit on an abortion.  The House must third read and finally pass this before sending it on to the Senate.


The Affordable Care Act And Health Care Access In The United States
National Right to Life releases new report examining the effect of the Affordable Care Act in the United States...read more.


"A Place for Mom" Blog Pushes Assisted Suicide
We have all heard the advertisements of A Place for Mom, in which former news star Joan Lunden pitches the business that helps families find assisted living facilities and other senior services...read more.

After pressure from pro-life groups, they finally removed the promo from their website...read more.


When A Human Being Is Not
Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, is dumb like a fox. When recently asked at what point a human being becomes a human being, she stated, "This is a question that I think will be debated through the centuries, and people come down on very different points of view on that."...read more.


Obama's Budget Sends $286,479,000 to Planned Parenthood
President Barack Obama and Planned Parenthood have been bosom buddies since his election - and the president has kept flow of taxpayer funds on ever since entering the White House in 2009. This year's budget proposal is no exception...read more.


Planned Parenthood plans to spend at least $18 million in 2014 elections
The nation's largest abortion provider is on its way to being one of America's most influential players in the 2014 midterm elections...read more.


PP CEO: 'It's nearly impossible to find out which' ObamaCare 'plans cover abortion'
Elaine Rose, the CEO of Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest (PPVNW), wrote that "under the Affordable Care Act, it's nearly impossible to find out which insurance plans cover abortion."...read more.


Pro-Life Around the State

March 9, 2014 Jefferson City - The rescheduled opening rally with Jericho March. 3:00 pm. Columbia Planned Parenthood, 711 Providence Rd. Be a part of this historic moment as we thank God for 20 months of no abortions in Columbia. For more information, Columbia40daysforlife1@gmail.com

March 11, 2014 Jefferson City - "Show Me Life" Pro-life Legislative Action Day.  The lives of women and unborn babies hang in the balance.  Attendance is Critical.  See details in the article above. 

March 11, 2014 Sedalia, Pettis County Chapter of MRL, Meeting.  6:30 Boonslick Regional Library, 3rd and Kentucky, Sedalia. 




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