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Missouri Lifeline 3/13/15
 President of National Right to Life on MRL Lobby Day

National Right to Life President, Carol Tobias, writes: "The beautiful Missouri state capitol building sits on the banks of the Missouri River in Jefferson City. On Tuesday, hundreds of pro-lifers from the Show Me state gathered at the capitol for the "Show Me Life" Pro-life Action Day"...read more.

Click here for full text of Tobias' rally speech or watch the video below.

Video link to Carol Tobias' rally speech 
National Right to Life President Speaks at MO Pro-Life Lobby Day

MRL Legislative Liaison Susan Klein, Senator Wayne Wallingford, and NRL President Carol Tobias
 
 
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Capitol on Tuesday for another successful pro-life lobby day!



Legislative Update
This week:
 

This week the House worked to pass the Budget to the Senate.

Pro-life Highlights of the Budget are in HB 5 and HB 7.

 

In HB 5 the House funded the Alternatives to Abortion Program as follow:

From General Revenue Fund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,033,561

From Federal Funds... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50,000

For the alternative to abortion public awareness program:

From General Revenue Fund  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75,000 

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,158,561   

 

In HB 7, Dept. of Economic Development Appropriations. The House placed the pro-life language on one portion of the bill that prevents public tax dollars from being used for abortion services, human cloning or human embryonic stem cell research for projects chosen by the Missouri Technology Corporation for these specific appropriations.

 

All Budget Bills now move to the Senate for Consideration.

The Budget must be truly agreed and finally passed by 6:00 p.m. on May 8, 2015.
 
Click here for the full update and information on other bills we are keeping an eye on.

Woman Hurt at Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility in MO
This incident illustrates why we need annual abortion clinic inspections! Please contact your Senators and encourage them to take up and pass HB 190 or SB 33, the "Women's Protection Act" requiring annual inspection of abortion facilities...read more.
Planned Parenthood Rips Hole in Woman's Uterus During Abortion
Contrary to claims by the abortion lobby that abortion is safe that that such complications as uterine perforations are extremely rare, Operation Rescue continues to compile evidence to the contrary...read more .
Supreme Court Says Obama Admin Can't Make Notre Dame Obey Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate
The Supreme Court has weighed in on the lawsuit Notre Dame filed against the HHS mandate compelling religious groups and businesses to pay for drugs for their employees that may cause abortions...read more .
ACLJ Takes Whistleblower Suit against Planned Parenthood to Supreme Court
On March 5, ACLJ attorneys asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reinstate a lawsuit accusing the Planned Parenthood (PP) affiliates of California of illegally overcharging the government - and thus taxpayers - over $200 million...read more .
Pro-Life Around the State
March 2015 -- Statewide -- The Spring 40 Days for Life is currently underway until March 29th. Click here for locations for 40 Days for Life campaigns in or near Missouri

March 2015 -- Statewide -- LIFE Runners will run/walk 1,568 legs (~5K each) for 5,564 miles over 40 days. To register for part of the Missouri leg of the run, visit: http://www.liferunners.org/across/ 

 March 17 -- Jefferson City -- Bott Radio Network will sponsor the "Show Me Your Glory Lord" prayer service for all Missouri Legislators and Public Officials at the Missouri State Capitol starting at 10 am.

March 28 -- St. Louis -- NEXUS Regional Pro-Life Student Conference will be held at Chaminade College Preparatory School. Dynamic pro-life speakers include former MRL President, Pam Fichter. Visit www.ProLifeConference.com for more information. 

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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