Missouri Lifeline 9/18/15
Legislative Alert: Key Pro-Life Bills In Congress!
In the next five days the U.S. House and Senate to vote on three major pro-life bills backed by Missouri Right to Life and the National Right to Life Committee!
-- House will vote on Friday, September 18
, on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504), sponsored by Congressman Trent Franks (R-Az.).
-- The House will also vote on Friday, September 18
, on the Defund Planned Parenthood Act (H.R. 3134), sponsored by Congresswoman Diane Black (R-Tn.).
-- On Tuesday, September 22
, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will force a U.S. Senate vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36).
for more information on each of these bills.
Sanctity of Life Committee hears testimony from the public
This week the Sanctity of Life Committee heard public testimony regarding the two scandals revolving around Planned Parenthood in the state of Missouri...read more.
Click the play button below to hear MRL Legislative Liaison Susan Klein's testimony.
University of Missouri focus of abortion probe During University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin's recent appearance before the Missouri Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life, he seemed to offer contradictory answers when asked about the university's involvement with the Columbia Planned Parenthood facility...read more.
Rally Against Planned Parenthood Pro-life activists gathered in the Capitol rotunda this week with a large group of legislators to rally to "Stand Up for Life and Life Affirming Legislators," as well as "getting Mizzou out" of the "abortion business."...read more.
Click here for pics.
Mizzou Terminates Contracts with Planned Parenthood Except Two And One of Those is the Hospital Privileges for Abortionist Without the specious "refer and follow" privileges granted by the University of Missouri to McNicholas, Planned Parenthood in Columbia could not do abortions at all, making Mizzou a critically important accomplice in the commission of abortions at Planned Parenthood's Columbia facility...read more.
CMP Video #10
This week the Center for Medical Progress released another undercover video, the tenth in a series in which the CMP interviews high-ranking Planned Parenthood officials and representatives from "Tissue Procurement Organizations" (TPOs), all of whom spoke with brutal candor.
40 Days for Life in MO
The Fall 40 Days for Life will be September 23 - November 1. Locations for 40 Days for Life campaigns in or near Missouri include:
CNN poll finds that 58% believes abortion should be illegal in most circumstances
Putting together those who said abortion should be illegal with those who said legal in a few cases, CNN found that 58% believe abortion "should be illegal in most" circumstances...read more.
Researchers reopen embryo experimentation debate
Scientists want to genetically modify human embryos, calling it "essential" research. But looking closer at the practicalities, it is clear that many embryos and fetuses will have to be sacrificed on the alter of science to make that a reality...read more
Pro-Life Around the State
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.
October 6 - Independence - MRL Legislative Liaison, Susan Klein, will be the guest speaker at the Kansas City Metro Republican Women's Club Meeting, 7 p.m. 1527 E. 24 Highway.
October 15 - Washington, MO - East Central Area MRL's Annual Celebrate Life Banquet. Patty Skain, Executive Director of MRL, will be one of the guest speakers. RSVP by Oct. 8 to Bill Gegg, 636-283-5030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 25-26 - Springfield, MO - Young College Republican Convention, MRL Legislstive Liaison, Susan Klein, and MRL PAC Chairman, Dave Plemmons, will be guest speakers. Missouri State University in the Plaster Student Union.
October 29 - Kansas City - Annual Benefit Dinner for Missouri Right to Life-Western Region featuring Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Click here for more info.
November 14 - Statewide - Save the Date! MRL Statewide leadership meeting! Details to follow.