Missouri Lifeline 12/18/15
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December 18, 2015
Pre-Filing of Legislation for 2016 Legislative Session
2016 Priority Legislation:
1. Expanding Abortion Clinic Inspections, Accountability for Disposal of Baby Body Parts, Ensure no selling or buying of baby body parts is happening in Missouri from in state abortion clinics or out of state clinics, Accountability for licensing of abortionists and abortion facilities as well as oversight of connections between abortion facilities and public institutions.
2. Ban Dismemberment Abortions.
3. Defund Planned Parenthood.
SB 644 - Sponsor: Bob Onder - Modifies provisions related to abortion. Includes pro-life language for donation of fetal tissue, tissue reporting, physician privileges, ambulatory surgical center reporting and abortion facility inspections (Support)
HB Number Coming Soon - Sponsor: Kathryn Swan - Modifies provisions related to abortion. Includes pro-life language for donation of fetal tissue, tissue reporting, physician privileges, ambulatory surgical center reporting and abortion facility inspections (Support)
Click here for the full update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.
Increased abortion regulation to be a focus for Missouri General Assembly With the legislative session fast approaching, Republican legislators have released their agenda for 2016, and the ongoing battle over abortion rights, restrictions and regulations should also play a central role...read more.
Bill would have additional requirement for minors seeking an abortion in Missouri Both parents of a child under 18 years old would have to be notified prior to that child having an abortion under a bill sponsored by Representative Rocky Miller (R-Lake Ozark)...read more.
Showdown in Missouri: Planned Parenthood Refuses to Comply with Legislative Subpoena In a defiant and obstructive act meant to deny critical information to Missouri legislators, Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri is refusing to honor a subpoena issued by a legislative committee investigating Planned Parenthood...read more
The leader of the State Senate says he is prepared to take action to enforce subpoenas the chamber issued to Planned Parenthood...read more.
Missouri Senate leader: will back up subpoenas of Planned Parenthood A state lawmaker responsible for the 72 hour waiting period before an abortion has proposed a new restriction: preventing an abortion because of a Down syndrome diagnosis...read more.
Abortion regulations in Missouri Missouri regulates abortions and abortion providers under laws passed since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision...read more.
Timeline of developments in abortion debate
Congress Passes Pro-Life Bill to Spend $53 Million on Adult Stem Cell Research With a unanimous show of support, the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2820), cleared its final hurdle and is on its way to the President for signature and enactment...read more.
Modest but Meaningful Protection from Human Embryo Genetic Manipulation Congress has called for a "pause" to allow further discussion on altering human embryos and, consequently, the genetic future of humanity. A provision originally placed in the Agricultural Appropriations bill in the House, and kept in the current Omnibus funding bill, effectively blocks genetic manipulation of human embryos...read more.
The Coming Euthanasia Bureaucracy They say that evil eventually becomes banal. If that is true, that tells us about the future of euthanasia...read more.
Pro-Life Around the State
December 19 - St. Louis - Empty Manger Vigil, 10:00 a.m. at Planned Parenthood 4251 Forest Park Blvd.
January 21-23 - Statewide - 43rd National March for Life, Missouri Life Caravan. Buses will depart from St. Louis and other locations around Missouri. Registration deadline is Jan. 4. For more information or to register, contact the MRL-ER office manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-434-4900 or click here to download a registration form.
February 9 - Statewide - Pro-Life Action Day at Missouri State Capitol. We Need You in Jefferson City! This will be the day to let our legislators know we want legislation passed to Stop Planned Parenthood
April 5 - Statewide - Pro-Life Action Day at Missouri State Capitol. We Need You in Jefferson City Again! This will be the day to emphasize "Defunding of Planned Parenthood"