Missouri Lifeline 9/11/15
House Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony on Planned Parenthood's "Horrific Abortion Practices"
The three-hour hearing of the House Judiciary Committee was titled, "Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation's Largest Abortion Provider." Testimony from witnesses and questions from committee members amply illustrated just how ghastly these "practices" are, recently brought to the public's attention by a series of eight undercover videos which show the Center for Medical Progress interviewing several high ranking Planned Parenthood officials...read more.
The most powerful testimony came from abortion survivors Gianna Jessen and Melissa Ohden, who is from Missouri. Click the play buttons below to hear what they had to say.
Also testifying was James Bopp, General Counsel for National Right to Life. Click here to read his testimony.
Missouri Bishop James Johnston's Diocesan Letter Concerning Girl Scouts In February of this year, Missouri Bishop James Johnston of the Springfield/Cape Girardeau diocese released a letter to his diocesan priests, principals and faithful. The bishop's letter not only outlines a number of the problems with the Girl Scouts USA and their connection to the WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) but suggests an excellent alternative in the American Heritage Girls.
Click here to read the Bishops letter in its entirety. And visit the MRL Girl Scout policy page for more information.
Rally Against Planned Parenthood Join committed life affirming citizens at the Capitol Rotunda next Tuesday, September 15 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Susan Klein, Legislative Liaison for Missouri Right to Life, will be one of the guest speakers.
Click here to download a flyer to distribute to family, friends, church groups, etc...
MRL Pro-Life Hoodies Now Available! Proclaim your pro-life beliefs with pro-life apparel from Missouri Right to Life! In addition to our variety of shirts, we are pleased to now offer these fine hoodies -- just in time for fall weather!
Sweatshirts are $23.00, t-shirts are $10, polo shirts are $20.00 and golf shirts are $30.00. Shirt designs can be found on our website
Contact MRL for size and ordering information: 573-635-5110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Protest at Pathology Services Inc. centers on questions surrounding handling of tissue from unborn babies
About three dozen people lined the sidewalk in front of Pathology Services Inc. in St. Louis, MO last weekend to protest the company's business with Planned Parenthood. They also wanted answers to what the lab does to fetal remains from abortions after pathology examinations...read more.
Missouri asks judge to toss Satanic group's abortion suit
Missouri's governor and top law enforcer are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit by a group of Satanic worshipers who allege the state's abortion restrictions violate their religious beliefs and should be scrapped...read more.
The Soul Wound of Abortion
For all the millions of walking wounded in our society, for those who have had an abortion or have been affected by an abortion decision, there is a Word of Hope-Lutherans For Life's healing ministry...read more.
Extreme preemies make survival gains, 20-year study findsOdds have improved that many extremely premature U.S. infants will survive without major problems, although prospects remain poor for the smallest and youngest, born nearly four months too soon, a government-funded study found...read more.
Parents bathe terminally ill newborn in love and kisses
A heartbreaking story that is also amazingly inspirational...read more
Pro-Life Around the State
September 15 - Jefferson City - Rally for Betrayed Women, In Opposition to Planned Parenthood. 3:00 p.m. at the Missouri State Capitol.
September 15 - Nationwide - Urgent "Stop Baby Parts Trafficking" nationwide webcast at 8 PM Central. Register to attend: http://stopbabypartstrafficking.com
October 1 - Jefferson City - Organizational meeting for the new Jefferson City Chapter of Missouri Right to Life. Jefferson City Church of the Nazarene, Fellowship Hall. 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Featured Speaker, Former State Senator Larry Rohrbach.
October 4 - Statewide - 28th National Life Chain, Sunday, October 4, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Click here for a listing of participating cities in Missouri.
November 14 - Statewide - Save the Date! MRL Statewide leadership meeting! Details to follow.