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Missouri Lifeline 1/16/15
U.S. House of Representatives to Vote January 22 on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act!


Missouri Right to Life and National Right to Life stand together in support of HR 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. We urge our Missouri Delegation to vote in support of this very important pro-life legislation as proposed by National Right to Life. Please contact your congressperson today and encourage them to support HR 36.

 

Click here for more information.

Legislative Update


The House and Senate have spent the first weeks of the 98th Missouri General Assembly getting rules of operation in place and committees set up. The make-up of these committees is important because the Committee Chairmen and Committee Members will determine the language in each bill that will be sent to the floor for debate. Please be aware on which committees your legislators serve.

 

See your Senate Committee Members here:  
http://www.senate.mo.gov/15info/com-standing.htm

 

See your House Committee Members here:   
http://www.house.mo.gov/CommitteeList.aspx

 

At this time there have been 555 bills and 58 various resolutions filed in the House, and 265 bills and 20 various resolutions filed in the Senate.

 

Click here for the latest legislative report.

MO Legislator Files Bill to Strengthen Rights of Parents to be Involved in Their Children's Life-or-Death Medical Treatment


Representative-elect Bill Kidd files "Simon's Law" to amend the state's health and welfare statues (RSMo) after hearing testimony from parents whose child was denied life-saving treatment against their wishes...read more

MRL President Steve Rupp to speak at Midwest March for Life Luncheon


New MRL president, Steve Rupp will be one of the speakers at the luncheon following the Midwest March for Life and Rally on January 31, 2015.  

 

The luncheon will be held in the Selinger Center at St Peter's church (across Broadway from the capitol) and will begin immediately following the rally, which starts at 10:45 am. Reservations are required for the luncheon and can be made at (573) 340-8444.  

 

The March will begin at 10:00 am at the Governor's mansion, corner of Capitol and Madison. Prior to the march there will be educational booths and prayer in the State Capitol rotunda. Please come and show your pro-life support and Wear Red For Life!

40 Days for Life Beginning Soon


The Spring 40 Days for Life will be February 18th -March 29th, during the Lenten season (Ash Wednesday through Palm Sunday).

 

Locations for 40 Days for Life campaigns in or near Missouri include:
St. Louis, MO
Contact: Coalition for Life St. Louis: 314-827-403940 days for life
info@coalitionforlifestl.com
http://www.40daysforlife.com/stlouis

 

Columbia, MO
Contact: Kathy Forck, 573-491-3522
columbia40daysforlife2@gmail.com
http://www.40daysforlife.com/columbia-mo

 

Overland Park, KS
Contact: Wendy Curtis
40daysforlifekc@gmail.com
http://40daysforlife.com/overland-park

Man in "Vegetative State" for 12 Years Wakes Up to Tell Remarkable Story


When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came down with a strange illness that caused him to lose his ability to walk, talk and make eye contact...read more.

 

Abortion Rate Down, But Fight for Life Continues


This year holds promise for pro-life advocates in Missouri as abortion rates in the state continue to decline. According to the latest report, Missouri's abortion rate fell to 9,027 in 2012-down from 11,470 in 2007 and from 9,234 in 2011...read more.

 

A Beautiful and Powerful Video on True "Death with Dignity"

TDeath with Dignity

Death with Dignity

 

 

Pro-Life Around the State    

January 17, St. Louis -- Annual memorial Mass and prayer vigil, 9:30 am at the Cathedral Basilica.

January 18, Monroe City -- Annual Candle lit Ecumenical Prayer Service and March. Holy Rosary/St. Stephen Parishes. KC Hall behind Holy Rosary church.
 
January 20, Hannibal -- Prayer Vigil for Life, Calvary Baptist Church, 4605 W Ely Rd., Hannibal. Speakers: Pastor Jeff Anderson of Calvary Baptist Church, Fr. Mike Quinn of Holy Family Catholic Church and Tina Boltinghouse, Christian Author and State Board Member of Missouri Right to Life.

January 21, 22, 23, 2015, Statewide -- The 42nd Annual National March for Life. Click here for trip information and a schedule of meetings with Congressmen and Congresswomen.

January 22, Sedalia -- Annual Memorial Observance, 12 noon, Pettis County Courthouse. 

January 22, Kansas City -- Prayer Vigil for Life - 12:00 noon, Illus Davis Plaza (across from Federal Court House). Email mrl-wr@att.net for more information.

January 22, Independence -- Candlelight Vigil 7-8 pm Noland Rd & 24 Highway, Independence. Sponsored by Independence Chapter MRL. For details: call 816-836-0830.

 January 22, Warrensburg
-- Candlelight Children's Ceremony, 7 p.m., at Bethel Baptist Church, 416 NW Hwy 13 about three miles north of Warrensburg.  Keynote speaker, Patti White, RN, founder and leader of New Beginnings Women's Center in Warrensburg. For further information, please call 660-747-5772.

January 22, St. Louis -- Young adult pro-life holy hour and rosary, 7 pm at the Cathedral Basilica.

January 25, Lamar, Barton County -- Barton County Right to Life January 22nd  Memorial Service. Memorial Hall, Lamar MO, 2:00 pm. Keynote Speaker will be Randy Gariss, pastor of College Heights Christian Church in Joplin MO. 

January 31, Statewide -- Midwest March for Life and Rally, Jefferson City, Prayers and Exhibitors, Capitol, 8:00 am to 10:00 am, March, Governor's Mansion 10:00 to 10:40 am, Rally 10:45 Capitol Rotunda, Luncheon immediately following at Selinger Center, reservations for luncheon are required, call (573) 340-8444.
 
March 10, 2015, Statewide -- MRL Legislative Action Day. Mark your calendars to come to Jefferson City and lobby for life!
Unborn children need your help. Help us save babies and end abortion with a generous donation to Missouri Right to Life today.

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