Missouri Lifeline 1/15/16
Lawmakers hear bill to increase regulation on abortion clinics "I think there needs to be a thorough investigation," said Susan Klein, legislative director of Missouri Right to Life. "Our attorney general has given us a minimal statement that for one month out of one year that there may not have been baby body parts being sold."...read more.
January 15, 2016
2016 Priority Legislation:
- 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, and ensure that any publicly funded state institution is not buying baby body parts from out of state abortion clinics with our tax dollars, Accountability for licensing of abortionists and abortion facilities as well as oversight of connections between abortion facilities and public institutions.
- Ban Dismemberment Abortions.
- Defund Planned Parenthood.
At this time there have been 357 bills and 37 various resolutions filed in the Senate. And, there have been 908 bills and 59 various resolutions filed in the House.
Click here for the full update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.
7 reasons you should attend (at least one) March for Life Every January, I usually see the same faces coming to the local and national Marches for Life happening across our country. I long to see more people I don't know participate
Click here to download a registration form for the 43rd National March for Life, Missouri Life Caravan.
Roe v. Wade Memorial Mass
Every year in January the St. Louis Respect Life Apostolate gathers to remember all the babies who have died and all those whose lives continue to be affected by the effects of abortion and Roe v. Wade.
The Memorial Mass for 2016 will be Saturday, January 16th at 9:30 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica. It will be preceded by a Rose Procession of volunteers to honor their peers lost to abortion since 1973.
News from the Mo Right to Life Lincoln County Chapter On January 5, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners signed a proclamation designating January 22, 2016 as a day of memoriam of the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision and the nearly 58 million abortions performed since 1973.
Members and supporters of the Missouri Right to Life Lincoln County Chapter were present to observe Commissioners Matt Bass, Daniel Colbert and Eugene Galloway sign the proclamation.
Pro-abortionists lament "glaring omission" of abortion references in State of the Union address Some pro-abortion sites were hugely uncomfortable that President Obama had not discussed "reproductive rights."...read more.
Planned Parenthood sues group that exposed its trafficking of babies' body parts Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit against the organization that exposed their practice of receiving financial remuneration for collecting the body parts and tissues of aborted babies...read more.
Below is the latest video from the Center for Medical Progress:
Leaders of many faiths ask Supreme Court to protect the Little Sisters of the Poor A diverse coalition of religious leaders representing Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Native American, Catholic, Protestant, and other faiths will be joined by over 200 Democratic and Republican Members of Congress in filing friend-of-the-court briefs at the United States Supreme Court this week on behalf of the Little Sisters of the Poor...read more .
National Right to Life's annual report examines "The State of Abortion in the United States" The report summarizes key legislative developments at the state and federal level, finds that the annual number of abortions continues to decline, and shows that a majority of Americans continue to oppose the vast majority of abortions allowed under the doctrine of Roe v. Wade...read more.
Using David Bowie to Promote Assisted Suicide A writer in The Guardian strives mightily to tie the singer's natural demise to assisted suicide
Pro-Life Around the State
January 16 - St. Louis - Annual Roe v. Wade Memorial Mass at the Cathedral Basilica at 9:30 am.
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 email@example.com or 314-434-4900 or click here to download a registration form.
January 21 - Warrensburg - Children's Memorial Service for Life, 7 pm at Grover Park Baptist Church. For further information, please call 660-747-5772
January 22 - Hannibal - 7 p.m. at 5th Street Baptist Church. Join us in prayer to restore respect for all human life, from the unborn to the elderly. For more information, contact Kelly Stevenson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 22 - Sedalia- Roe v. Wade memorial observance 12 noon to 1 pm at the Pettis County Courthouse
January 22 - Kansas City - Pro-Life Prayer Rally, noon to 1 pm at Ilus Davis Park, 400 E 9th St - across from the Federal Courthouse. Mass services will be held at the Catholic Center at 20 West Ninth St at 10:30 for those who would like to attend prior to the Vigil. We will gather with Ecumenical groups of pastors and pro-life workers in prayer For more info call MRL-WR office: 353-4113 or click here.
January 22 - Independence - Candlelight Vigil in front of Planned Parenthood, 811 Noland, 7-8 pm. For details, call: 816-836-0830
January 24 - Lamar - MRL Legislative Liaison, Susan Klein, will be the guest speaker at the MRL Barton County Chapter Meeting at Memorial Hall at 2 pm.
January 30 - Jefferson City - Midwest March for Life, 10 am, beginning at St. Peter's Church, 216 Broadway St. Click here for more information.
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"