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Missouri Lifeline 2/13/15
Your Presence in the Capitol on March 10th Can Help Save Lives

missouri rally for religious liberty Come to the Missouri Capitol on March 10th and lobby your legislators for the passage of legislation that will require inspections of the last remaining abortion facility in Missouri. At this facility pro-life groups have observed 27 ambulances in the last five years.  

 

HB 190, HB 427 and SB 33 will require the state Department of Health to conduct more frequent inspections of all abortion clinics and to impose more immediate consequences of all violations uncovered.

Come and witness to these legislators the primary importance of a respect for all innocent human life. Registration starts in the Rotunda at 10:00 am.  

Legislative Update
This Week:

 

The House Children and Families Committee and the House Select Committee on Social Services Voted Do Pass - HB 190:

Sponsor: Kathy Swan - Changes the laws regarding protection of women's health care, Abortion Clinic Inspections (Support) - February 12, 2015 - Voted Do Pass out of House Children and Families Committee and the Select Committee on Social Services

Bill: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/billpdf/intro/HB0190I.PDF 

Testimony in Support of HB 190: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/hb190.html 

 

Ban on Dismemberment Abortions Filed in Missouri House - HB 920:

Sponsor: Tila Hubrecht - Establishes the Unborn Child Protection Act from Dismemberment Abortion (Support) - February 12, 2015 - Read Second Time

Bill: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/billpdf/intro/HB0920I.PDF 

 

Alternative-to-Abortion Funds Restored in HB 5:

Governor's Budget Proposal did not have funding for Alternatives-to-Abortion Agencies.

House Appropriations - General Administration Committee voted to put $1,500,000 into the budget for Alternatives-to-Abortion Agencies. HB 5 still has to go through the complete legislative process.

 

Please be aware on which committees your legislators serve.
See your Senate Committee Members here.
See your House Committee Members here.  


Click here for the full update with information on other bills we're keeping an eye on.
40 Days for Life in MO
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: 314-827-4039
info@coalitionforlifestl.com
http://www.40daysforlife.com/stlouis
 

40 days for life
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


This Presidents' Day, Let Us Reflect
On this Presidents' Day weekend, let us pause to reflect on the role of government and of the people in that government.



"The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of a good government." -Thomas Jefferson 
The Right Not To Be Killed
The expression "right to life" is best understood in the negative. It is the right of a living human being not to have his life discontinued by being killed...read more .
"Aid in Dying" IS Assisted Suicide     
Sophistry, redefinition of terms, blurring vital distinctions, postmodern deconstruction of words-such are the weapons wielded by assisted suicide ideologues as they work unceasingly to undermine Hippocratic medical values and promote suicide as a "medical treatment."...read more.
U.S. Senators Urge Funding UN Agency Tied to Abortion
A group of U.S. senators is urging President Obama to fund the UN's controversial population agency despite its ties to abortion and coercive population control programs, and its new push for countries to legalize prostitution...read more.
Actress With Down Syndrome Makes Fashion Week History

American Horror Story actress Jamie Brewer made New York Fashion Week History when she strut her stuff down the fashion show's runway this Thursday...read more

Pro-Life Around the State    
February 15, St. Louis -- The Coalition for Life will be hosting the 40 Days for Life Kick-off Rally with guest speaker, Fr. Mark Chrismer at 3 pm, at Cathedral Basilica - Boland Hall.

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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