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Welcome to this week's edition of the Missouri Lifeline.
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MRL PAC General Election Endorsements
Take a moment to review Missouri Right to Life State and Federal PAC's endorsements for the general election. Please share these endorsements with your family and friends and encourage them to vote pro-life when they go to the polls. Lives depend on it!
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Press Conference Held in Washington, MO for Ceremonial Bill Signing of 72 Hour Reflection Bill
On Wednesday, October 1, a press conference sponsored by Missouri Right to Life, Speaker Tim Jones and President Pro-Tem Tom Dempsey was held in Washington, MO for the ceremonial signing of HB's 1307 and 1313.
This bill, extending the 24 hour reflection period to 72 hours, was passed during the regular session and the veto session with strong bi-partisan support. HB's 1307 & 1313 will go into effect on Friday, Oct. 10.
|MRL Legislative Liaison, Susan Klein with President Pro-Tem Tom Dempsey and Speaker Tim Jones|
Join the March for Life in Washington DC, Jan 22-23, 2015
Join hundreds of thousands of pro-life people from across the U.S. and other countries to peacefully protest the 1973 Supreme Court's decision to legalize abortion. Travel on one of the Missouri Life Caravan buses, leaving throughout the St. Louis Metro area. For registration and bus information, please contact Missouri Life Caravan at (314)434-4900 or email: email@example.com
Assisted Suicide as "Last Resort" Fantasy
Many supporters of assisted suicide are well-meaning, really thinking that it would only be done in the proverbial "last resort" scenario. But that's a fantasy...read more
Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign Has Already Saved 28 Babies From Abortion
As of Monday of this week, there have been 28 babies saved - that we know of! That makes the number of lives reported spared from abortion since 40 Days for Life began as a coordinated effort in 2007 a phenomenal total of 9,001!... read more.
Supreme Court takes up Case Restricting PAC Expenditures
Vermont's campaign-finance law, that requires a lobby group to be a PAC if it engages in over $1,000 in issue advocacy and that imposed contribution limits on Vermont "superpacs," was appealed Monday to the U.S. Supreme Court. The challenge is brought by Vermont Right to Life Committee, Inc. ("VRLC"), and Vermont Right to Life Committee Fund for Independent Political Expenditures...read more.
Don't Forget: 27th National Life Chain, Sunday, October 5
This weekend in 1,900 locations across the United States and Canada, tens of thousands of pro-life people will gather beside main streets. For a location near you, visit: http://lifechain.net. In left side bar, click on Missouri for locations.
Pro-Life Around the State
October 4, Warrenton - Monthly meeting of the Warren County MRL chapter. Saturday, October 4. Scenic Regional Library, 912 S. Highway 47, Warrenton. 9:30 a.m. Refreshments will be provided. Featured speaker will be Susan Klein, MRL Legislative Liaison. Susan will give a report on the success of the past legislative session as well as plans for future legislation. Info: Diane at 636-456-5131.
October 5, Statewide - Life Chains will take place across the state. Go here for a location near you: http://www.lifechain.net/ In left side bar, click on Missouri for locations.
October 5, St. Joseph - Walk, Rally, and Life Chain to benefit St. Joseph's Pregnancy Resource Clinic. Life Chain event will be held at Bishop LeBlond High School at 2:00 PM. Click here for more information.
October 5, Springfield - For those south of Springfield, there will be a local Life Chain: BRANSON WEST - State Hwy 76 at State Hwy 13, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
October 5, St. Louis - SLU Students for Life InterFaith Respect Life Month Prayer Service, 8 pm, Tegler Field. SFL@slu.edu
October 6, Cabool - Texas County Right to Life Meeting. Community open forum to meet Rep. Robert Ross, Susan Klein, MRL Legislative Liaison and MRL PAC Chairman, Dave Plemmons. El Imperial in Cabool at 7:00 P.M.
October 7, St. Louis - "The Case for Life" event sponsored by SLU Students for Life. Special guest speaker Jay Watts of the Life Training Institute. 7 pm, Baer-Fuller Lecture Hall. SFL@slu.edu
October 8, Statewide - last day to mail your voter registration form to vote in the November general election.
October 14, Overland Park, KS -- An evening with Dr. Ben Carson at the Overland Park Convention Center to benefit The Women's Clinic of Kansas City pregnancy center. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-836-9000 x235
October 23, Washington MO - Celebrate Life Banquet, 6:30 p.m., lower level, KC Hall in Washington, Mo. Featured speaker is Bridget VanMeans from THRIVE-St. Louis. Free event; all are welcome. RSVP by Oct. 16 to email@example.com.
October 25, Springfield - Life Chain will be happening at 10:00 A.M on 626 E. Battlefield
November 4, Statewide - General election. Click here for all MRL PAC edorsements.
November 15, Statewide - MRL Statewide Educational and Leadership Meeting. All are welcome.
January 21,22,23, 2015 Statewide - The 42nd Annual National March for Life. See Information above.