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Missouri Lifeline
August 23, 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


Sponsor of 3-day abortion reflection bill optimistic
A Nixa lawmaker is optimistic the General Assembly will override a veto of his legislation extending the abortion waiting period to 72 hours, and he has numbers to back him up...read more


Pro-Life Golf Tournament
The St. Charles Chapter of Missouri Right to Life will hold an inaugural golf tournament on Friday, September 12, from 12 noon until 5:00 pm. The tournament will be at The Links At Dardenne Golf Course, 7000 Brassel Dr., O'Fallon, MO.

The Tournament is a scramble with 4-person teams. If you sign up as a single, you will be placed on a team. Lunch and dinner is provided.

For more information, go here:


Send Your Ice Bucket Challenge Donation to Ethical, Successful Adult Stem Cell Research
You've probably heard of it by now, the Ice Bucket Challenge. It's a stunt, but has successfully raised awareness of ALS as well as donations for research. But people should consider where their donations go and how the money is used...read more.


From Pro-Choice to Pro-Abortion
A new form of abortion advocacy is about to change our debates. The fundamental premise of pro-life advocacy-that abortion not only stills a beating heart, but takes a human life-has resonated with the American public. Indeed, the New York Times itself reports that "one of the most enduring labels of modern politics-pro choice-has fallen from favor" as a means of furthering abortion rights policies...read more.


Culture Of Life 101 . . . "Profile: March Of Dimes"  
No organization has done more to eliminate crippling birth defects than the March of Dimes. This is the public face of the March of Dimes, and this is what the public supports. Unfortunately, the MoD has fallen victim to one of the more prominent features of the anti-life mentality to a certain degree: a devotion to expediency, a desire to accomplish the mission by the most efficient and cost-effective means...read more.


Seeking Death: 'Suicide Tourism' to Switzerland Doubles  
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported Tuesday...read more.


Not a conspiracy theory: Planned Parenthood is targeting black women with this dangerous drug  
Ben Johnson recently wrote a great article about the damaging effects of the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine. You should all take a minute and read it here...read more.


Pro-Life Around the State

August 30, St Louis - Walk of Jericho - Defenders of the Unborn will walk around Planned Parenthood seven times to bring an end to the senseless killing of our children. Silent meditation and public prayer will be a part to the service 11:00 a.m.

September 6, Eureka - Eureka Day Parade - PLEASE JOIN US AND SUPPORT THE UNBORN. Participants should be at the parade site by 9:30 am. The float will be on N Virginia Ave and W 1st St. This location is on the west side of the Elks Club. The Elks Club address is 19 W 1st St. If you wish to help prepare for the parade on Friday evening, contact Mary at 314-346-9052 or email defenseless68@gmail.com.

September 10 - Veto Session - Please pray for Missouri Right to Life and Legislators as they seek to override 3 of Governor Nixon's vetoes of pro-life bills.  

September 12, St. Charles - The St. Charles Chapter of Missouri Right to Life will hold an inaugural golf tournament on Friday, September 12, from 12 noon until 5:00 pm. The tournament will be at The Links At Dardenne Golf Course, 7000 Brassel Dr., O'Fallon, MO. Click here for more information.

September 13, St. Louis - National Day of Remembrance. Monumentto be dedicated to aborted unborn babies. His Excellency, Bishop Hermann will dedicate this monument. Front entrance of Calvary Cemetery located at 5239 West Florissant Avenue, at Union Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63115.  The procession will begin at 11:45 a.m.

September 25, St. Joseph, MO - Pro-Life Forum at Missouri Western State University, Evening Event. Details Coming Soon

October 2, Kansas City - Missouri Right to Life - Western Region annual banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence. Speaker will be Sheryl Crosier, mother of Simon and author of "I am not a syndrome, my name is Simon."

October 8, Statewide - last day to mail your voter registration form to vote in the November general election.

November 4, Statewide - General election. Get out to vote. 

November 15, Statewide - MRL Statewide Educational and Leadership Meeting. All are welcome. Details coming soon.




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