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Missouri Lifeline
April 4, 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

 

Legislative Update
The Missouri Senate took another step this week to move forward on passing legislation to give more accountability and oversight for abortion clinic inspections.

The Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee voted SCS SB 770 do pass on Thursday, April 3.  Senator Wayne Wallingford is the Sponsor of this important life-saving legislation. 

Thank you to the 5 Senators who voted in committee to move this bill forward:  Sen. Bob Dixon, Chairman, Senator Ed Emery, Vice-Chairman, Senator Joe Keaveny, Senator Rob Schaaf and Senator Eric Schmitt.  

After being reported in to the full senate, SCS SB 770 will move to the Senate Calendar and await debate and passage.  Pray for the passage of SCS SB 770!

Click here for the full update.

 

Obamacare exchange shown to restrict access to life-saving prescriptions
A new analysis out from consulting firm Avalere Health shows the denial of life-saving medication is rampant in the new Obamacare exchange plans...read more

 

Archdiocese of Kansas City, Ks. Provides Charitable Guidance on Girl Scout Concerns
Click here to read Archbishop Naumann's statement.

Click here for the guidelines released by the Archdiocese.

Sites outlining Catholic and Christian concerns about Girls Scouts and WAGGGS:

My Girl Scout Council

Missouri Right to Life

 

Girl's Abortion Speech Leaves Her "Pro-Choice" Teacher Speechless
Lia Mills is a student pro-life activist who, several years ago, surprised her class with a moving speech on abortion that is so good it's gone viral on the Internet...read more.

 

Hard cases make bad euthanasia laws
The pro-euthanasia lobby often promotes media reports of people facing difficult prognoses who wish to end their lives rather than face inevitable deterioration. Such persons often become, for a short while, celebrities for a macabre cause...read more.

 

Cloning Succeeds Using Destroyed Embryos
Cloning science might have taken a huge step forward with the announcement of a successful mouse experiment in which two-celled embryos were destroyed and each cell subjected to the same cloning process used to make Dolly the sheep (somatic cell nuclear transfer)...read more.

 

National Right to Life Welcomes Georgia Life AllianceThe Board of Directors of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nation's oldest and largest pro-life organization, today voted to seat the Georgia Life Alliance as its official NRLC affiliate for the state of Georgia...read more.

 

Health Department Investigates Abortion Clinic That Killed Woman in Botched Abortion
Gathered around a spray of pink and white flowers that held a photo of Lakisha Wilson, state and national pro-life leaders conducted a press conference yesterday outside Preterm, the Cleveland abortion clinic where Wilson died...read more.

 

Missouri Right to Life Founding Member in Need of Prayers
Loretto Wagner, one of MRL's founding members from St. Louis is in the hospital suffering from an infection in the bones of her foot and will likely require some amputation. Loretto is also mother-in-law to Congresswoman Ann Wagner.  Please pray for her recovery and for her family during this difficult time.

 

Pro-Life Around the State

April 2, Columbia - A-Cross America Rally, 9am at 711 N Providence Rd, Columbia. Join LIFE Runners as they pass the baton to the next leg of the A-Cross America Relay!
  
April 5, Columbia -- showing Mary of Nazareth movie at 8:30am. Only 200 seats available. Call Mary for tickets at 573-338-1889

April 8, Jefferson City -- Stand for life in front of the Capitol. Email Kathy Fork for details kathythebo@hotmail.com

May 10, Holts Summit - 40 Days for Life Closing Rally. Doors open 6pm St. Andrew Church 400 St. Andrew Dr. Holts Summit.

June 14, Jefferson City - Missouri Right to Life Leadership and Informational Meeting. 10:00 am. All are welcome.  Mark your calendars now to attend.  Immaculate Conception Parish, Pleus Hall, 1207 McCarty St.

 

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