Missouri Lifeline 6/13/15
MRL Statewide Leadership Meeting
The Missouri Right to Life Statewide Leadership meeting will be held June 20th in Pleus Hall at Immaculate Conception Parish, 1208 E. McCarty, in Jefferson City. The gathering starts at 9:30 with the meeting starting promptly at 10:00 am.
Highlight of the meeting will be a Medical Care Dangers and End-of-Life Panel Discussion featuring Dave Drury of MO Lawyers for Life, John Ryan, a VA social worker, Jerry Nieters, MRL legislative chairman and Susan Klein, MRL Legislative Liaison.
Other highlights include a discussion of the expected Obamacare Supreme Court decision, state and federal legislative updates, and a separate presentation by the MRL PAC on the 2016 election.
Lunch will be provided for a goodwill offering. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 573-635-5110.
Pain-capable abortion ban introduced in U.S. Senate
Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters that "over time we will win," just hours after introducing a ban on most abortions after 20-week bans...read more.
NRL president challenges journalists on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
At a press conference announcing the introduction of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in the U.S. Senate, National Right to Life President Carol Tobias called on journalists, when writing about the bill and the unborn children at 20 weeks fetal age or older who it would protect, to adopt a more skeptical approach to fact claims made by pro-abortion advocacy organizations...read more.
Survey finds abortions declining in nearly all states
The Associated Press published an analysis of recent abortion trends. Overall, they found that the number of abortions had declined by 12 percent since 2010...read more.
Half of Texas' abortion clinics could close after big ruling
Texas will likely see half its remaining abortion facilities close after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a key provision of a pro-life law passed in 2013...read more.
This legislation is modeled after legislation passed in Missouri.
Less than a month out!
There is less than one month left until the National Right to Life Convention. The Convention begins July 9 in beautiful New Orleans...read more.
Mom's Facebook post on Down syndrome goes viral
The majority of children prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted. This child is blessed with and strong and courageous mom. This is a happy story....read more.
Court Rules Disabled Patient Can be Starved to Death Against His Will
A European court has issued a ruling that a disabled patient can be starved to death against his will...read more.
Colombia Imposes Euthanasia Medical Martyrdom
Doctors are increasingly under threat of being forced to kill or get out of medicine...read more.
Pro-Life Around the State
June 20 -- Statewide -- MRL Leadership Meeting. All are welcome. Immaculate Conception Parish, Pleus Hall, 1206 E. McCarty, Jefferson City, 10:00 a.m. Lunch provided with free-will offering. In addition to updates on state and federal legislative actions, we will have a panel discussion on end-of-life issues. RSVP to email@example.com
or call 573-635-5110.
June 25, 26, 27 -- Shelbina -- Shelby Co Right to Life annual Garage Sale. Starts June 25, 4-8 PM, 1$ donation for early shopping. June 26, 8AM-8PM. June 27, 8AM-12PM. Father Buhman Center, St. Mary's Church. Any one wanting to donate items should bring them to the Fr. Buhman Center starting June 22-24.
July 9,10,11 - Statewide -- National Right to Life Convention, New Orleans. Three days of dynamic speakers, educational workshops, and a chance to meet with national, state, and local leaders of the pro-life movement. Information and registration at http://nrlconvention.com/register/