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Missouri Lifeline
April 11, 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


Legislative Update
This week the House and Senate took steps in advancing HB 1478 and SB 770, legislation to require stricter abortion clinic inspections and more accountability.

HCS HB 1478 was voted do pass in the House Health Care Policy Committee, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 and now moves to the Rules Committee before moving to the House Calendar for debate.

SCS SB 770 was turned in to the Senate, April 10 by Senator Dixon, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.  SB 770 is now on the Senate Calendar for Perfection for April 14. 

Click here for the full update.



MRL St. Louis Chapter Meeting, May 7, Features Guest Speaker Mason Weaver
MRL St. Louis chapter will meet on May 7th at 7:00 pm at the St. Louis County Library, Florissant Valley Branch at 195 New Florissant Rd. Florissant MO 63031 and 314-994-3300. (not to be confused with West Florissant Ave. further east on 270) The guest speaker will be author and commentator, Mason Weaver. Mason has gone from a radical Black Panther in the turbulent 1960's to a noted author and speaker on issues including the family, personal responsibility and the sanctity of life. Bring your seat belt---Mason doesn't pull any punches and he's not afraid to name names!


Olympic Star T.J. Oshie Opens Up About His Miracle Daughter
T.J.Oshie, Olympic star, agrees that the Olympics were a thrilling moment in his life, he considers his new daughter even more thrilling. In an interview with Today, Oshie said: Lyla Grace shows up. She trumps everything...read more.


National Right to Life Hosts Annual Convention
The National Right to Life Committee will host their annual pro-life convention this year in Louisville, Ky on June 26, 27 and 28th.  Come join this 3-day national meeting of the pro-life advocates. It is the best place to learn, grow, and get energized to take a stand for life!

Register online at: nrlconvention.com


Girl Scout Affiliate WAGGGS at UN Calling for Sexual and Reproductive Rights
Every Girl Scout in every council across the United States is automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).  Girl Scouts USA makes up the largest member organization of WAGGGS and donates $1.5 million per year to WAGGGS.  Listen to WAGGGS representative speaking at the United Nations recently calling for universal access to sexual and reproductive rights. 

CSW 2014: WAGGGS demands sexual/reproductive rights and services 

CSW 2014: WAGGGS demands sexual/reproductive rights and services

For more information  on GSUSA visit: http://missourilife.org/policies/girlscouts.html


Kevorkian's "pro-euthanasia paintings" expected to fetch up to $45,000 each
News that eleven of the late Jack Kevorkian's paintings are up for sale in Los Angeles-at "upward of $45,000 per canvas"-are a reminder that long before there was Kermit Gosnell, there was Jack Kevorkian...read more


Pro-Life Around the State

April 12, St. Louis - Jericho Walk, 11:00 am at Planned Parenthood, 4251 Forest Park Blvd.  Spend one hour to pray for the end of abortion in our community.  Bring a friend!

April 18-19, St. Louis - 24-Hour Prayer Vigil, vigil will begin on Good Friday morning at 6:30 a.m and end on Holy Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m.  To sign up for two hours please email Mary at defenseless68@gmail.com.  

April 28, Columbia - Mizzou Students for Life will host a talk by Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King. 7:00 pm, Jesse Hall, University of Missouri. Free and open to the public!

May 7, Florissant - MRL St. Louis chapter meeting with guest speaker Mason Weaver. 7:00 pm Florissant Valley Branch at 195 New Florissant Rd. Florissant MO 63031 and 314-994-3300. (not to be confused with West Florissant Ave. further east on 270) See article above.

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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