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Missouri Lifeline
May 17, 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


2014 Legislative Session Wrap-Up
Missouri Right to Life thanks the Missouri Legislature for the many successes of this legislative session.  There were true acts of courage and commitment to protecting innocent human life. We also want to thank our lobbyist Susan Klein for her tireless efforts and willingness to stand alone against great opposition to advance the legislative priorities of Missouri Right to Life...read more.

Missouri legislature passes law to create 72-hour waiting period before an abortion 


Missouri Right to Life Educational and Leadership Forum
On June 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., Missouri Right to Life will sponsor their bi-annual educational and leadership forum. There will be presentations on legislative achievements and goals, public policy issues and other educational topics. 

Our guest speaker will be Dr. John Morris, professor of philosophy and ethics at Rockhurst University.  Dr. Morris will give us the latest information on the advances of ethical stem cell therapies and on life-destroying human cloning and embryonic stem cell research. All are welcome. Mark your calendars now to attend. Immaculate Conception Parish, Pleus Hall, 1207 McCarty St. Lunch is provided for free will offering. 

Please RSVP to 573-635-5110 or righttolife@missourilife.org


Consumers Losing Doctors With New Insurance Plans
The first thing Michelle Pool did before picking a plan under President Barack Obama's health insurance law was check whether her longtime primary care doctor was covered. Pool, a 60-year-old diabetic who has had back surgery and a hip replacement, purchased the plan only to find that the insurer was mistaken...read more.


Obama Mandate Burdens Unfair, Unreasonable, and Unconscionable
I am grateful that the DC Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing this critical case for religious liberty, and I am hopeful that the court will provide much needed relief to Priests for Life from this discriminatory Obamacare policy.....read more


Planned Parenthood defunded in Kansas
On Friday, Planned Parenthood stopped suing the state of Kansas after it was ordered to pay $1,300 to cover part of the cost of the state's defense. The ruling was made by a three-judge panel in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals...read more.


The Abortion Video That Wasn't
 In all the hubbub about Emily Letts's abortion video, nobody seems to have pointed out the obvious: It doesn't show an abortion...read more.


We created demand for abortion by pushing sex ed on kids': former abortion clinic owner
"How do you sell an abortion? In the US it's very simple: You do it through sex education," former abortion clinic owner Carol Everett told participants at the Rose Dinner following the National March for Life on Thursday in Ottawa......read more.


If We Do Nothing, They Will Clone
Human cloning is here. After years of effort, scientists manufactured human life using the same process that created Dolly the sheep. There is no way around it: The age of human cloning is here-unless we act now to prevent it...read more.


Pro-Life Around the State

May 15, 16, 17, Hannibal - 34th Annual MRL Yard Sale Hannibal-LaGrange University, Mabee Sports Complex. May 15, sneak preview, 4-7 pm $1.00 admission. May 16 -- 8 a.m.-7 p.m. May 17 -- 8 a.m. - Noon (50% off) Drop off clothing & household items on Monday, 5/12 - Wednesday 5/14 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (No mattresses, computers/printers, televisions please) To volunteer call Pat Murphy 221-9920. Directions: Take 168 to HLGU Mabee Sports Complex.
May 21, Cape Girardeau - ribbon cutting and open house for Options for Women pregnancy center. 10:45 AM-1:00 PM, 354 South Silver Springs Road, Suite E

June 14, Jefferson City - Missouri Right to Life Statewide 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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