Missouri Lifeline 1/29/16
Join Us for MRL's "Show Me Life" Pro-Life Action Day Plan now to come to Jefferson City on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 for Pro-Life Action Day to encourage your legislators to pass pro-life legislation. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. Then you will have time to lobby your legislators and join the noon rally...read more.
Please be aware the west bound lane of I-70 through a portion of Montgomery County around Danville will be down to one lane on February 9th. Please leave extra early and or take an alternate route.
Sen. Blunt Addresses Missouri Marchers
Click the image below to watch Senator Roy Blunt's address to Missourians at the March for Life this year.
Thanks to everyone who braved the elements to represent Missouri in Washington D.C. this year!
January 29, 2016: House Committees Release Planned Parenthood Report; Chairs File Legislation
The Missouri House Committees on Children and Families and Ways and Means released their report and legislative recommendations Thursday following the investigation into Planned Parenthood actions in Missouri.
State representatives Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton, Children and Families chair, and Andrew Koenig, R-Valley Park, Ways and Means chair, outlined the investigation's findings and steps forward to turn gray areas in the state's abortion laws and regulations black and white...read more. And click here for the full report.
Click here for the full legislative update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.
Franklin Files Bills To Ban Fetal Tissue Sale In Missouri, Protect Abortion Whistleblowers State Representative Diane Franklin has filed a bill that would shed light on Planned Parenthood's abortion procedures in Missouri and would protect whistleblowers who work in facilities performing abortions...read more .
Missouri Eyes Ban on Aborting Babies with Down Syndrome "I think it is discrimination to abort a baby just because of a genetic abnormality, just because they are a little bit different,"
said bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, who previously served as president of the American Cancer Society
MO Appeals Court Order Halting Revocation Of Planned Parenthood License The state of Missouri is appealing a judge's decision blocking it from revoking the abortion license of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia...read more .
Judge dismisses case claiming abortion restrictions violate religious beliefs A Cole County judge last month dismissed a Missouri woman's case claiming the state's abortion restrictions violate her religious beliefs...read more.
Embryo custody battles on the rise
In recent years more and more couples quarrelling over embryos from the sunnier days of their relationship have appeared in court...read more.
Houston Grand Jury indicts Center for Medical Progress leader
A local grand jury in Harris County, Texas, has refused to indict Planned Parenthood for violating a Texas statute that prohibits the attempted sale of human organs, despite the video evidence to the contrary showing Planned Parenthood doctors and executives discussing organ sales.
But the very same grand jury has indicted David Daleiden, the founder of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), who organized, filmed, and released the undercover videos, for supposedly violating the very same Texas statute, which also prohibits the attempted purchase of human organs....read more
The terrifying implications of legalizing assisted suicide Few consider the implications of giving doctors the right to kill...read more.
Pro-Life Around the State
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"