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Missouri Lifeline
August 30, 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


Action Needed: Veto Session Rally - Sept 10th - Join Us!
Call your Senator and Representative today! Ask them to vote to override Governor Nixon's veto of:

HB 1307 - Would guarantee that a woman has 72 hours to reflect on whether to have an abortion.

HB 1132 - Would increase the amount of tax credits available to pregnancy resource centers and maternity homes.
These tax credits are saving lives! 

Line Item Veto - With the override of HB 1132 the $500,000 vetoed in the budget bill would need to be restored by overriding the line item veto.

To find contact information for your legislators all you need is your 9 digit zip. Go to http://senate.mo.gov/
at lower left use legislator look up search.

Join us for all the excitement on Sept 10th. First, come to Selinger Center next to St. Peter Church to purchase a red Missouri Right to Life t-shirt or polo shirt. Then meet in the capitol rotunda for the override rally featuring pro-life speakers at 12:00 noon.

For more information, visit: 


Pro-life laws are reducing the abortion rate
Pro-life laws are proving to be the number one adversary of the abortion advocates.  A study by Michael New, assistant professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, provides a meta-analysis of 20 years of abortion data...read more.


Smoke and Mirrors from HHS 
The freedom to choose applies to conscientious objectors, too. The Obama administration's solution to the defeat of the HHS mandate at the Supreme Court was one new regulation and the draft of another. These regulations, the seventh and eighth on this subject since 2011, are not balanced, and they are not respectful of those with sincerely held religious beliefs....read more.


Tax-funded PBS to air 'After Tiller' documentary glorifying late-term abortionists
Pro-life activists are up in arms after the taxpayer-funded Public Broadcasting System (PBS) announced it will air the pro-abortion documentary "After Tiller" - named for George Tiller, the notorious late-term abortionist who boasted of killing more than 60,000 unborn babies before he was gunned down in 2009...read more.


Science, religion, and the question of when life begins  
Is there no scientific answer to when life begins? That depends, of course, on what one means by "life."  Do you mean biological life, specifically the life of a human organism?  Or are you speaking of "life" to mean a particular moral status?...read more.


Another Year, Another Opportunity to Educate  
Another school year has arrived, and with it Girl Scouts USA's membership registration for 2014-2015. The folks at mygirlscoutcouncil.com continue to research and share examples of the Girl Scout organization's promotion of a pro-abortion ideology at every (local, national, and international) level of the organization.

For more information, visit:   www.mygirlscoutcouncil.com


Prominent Stem Cell Researcher Opposes Three-Parent Embryo Technique  
Stem cell researcher Paul Knoepfler does not oppose embryonic stem cell research or therapeutic cloning, but he does oppose the three-parent embryo technique also called mitochondrial replacement...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 - Join Defenders of 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 9, Sedalia - Next scheduled meeting of the MRL Sedalia chapter. Meets monthly on the  second Tuesday of each month at Boonslick Library, 6:30 pm.

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 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 W. 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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