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Jefferson City, MO 65102
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Missouri Lifeline 2/5/16
Join Us for MRL's "Show Me Life" Pro-Life Action Day
We're still counting down the days! Please invite your family and friends to join us on February 9 to let our legislators know we want legislation passed to Stop Planned Parenthood!...read more.

Transportation is available from many areas of the state. Contact the Missouri Right to Life State Office, 573.635.5110, or visit www.missourilife.org for transportation and additional information regarding Pro-Life Action Days.

We hope to see you all there. Don't forget to wear RED for LIFE!
Rep. Hartzler on Veto Override Vote

Click the image below to watch Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's press conference on the vote to override the President's veto of the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015.
Legislative Update

February 5, 2016:

On Tuesday Missouri became the latest state to debate banning a particularly hideous abortion technique when a House committee heard testimony about the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (HB 1714)...read more. And click here for full text of MRL's testimony in support of HB 1714.

Click here for the full legislative update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.

Midwest March for Life
MRL Executive Director Patty Skain addressed participants at the Midwest March for Life last weekend reminding them that the fight for life is an inherently grassroots effort and Missouri Right to Life is a true grassroots organization.

"Pro-life people from across the state form our chapters and regions and elect delegates to our state board of directors," said Skain. "It is that board of directors that make the decisions on our legislation and our policies."

We need all pro-lifers to actively join the battle. Legislation saves lives!  
MRL Position Statement on Proposed Tobacco Tax Initiative
Since the limited uses to be made of the tobacco tax funds established in Section 54(a) will not allow for any life threatening uses, Missouri Right to Life will maintain a position of neutrality on the "Raise Your Hands for Kids" initiative as it is currently written...read more . 
Planned Parenthood Victim Rushed from Clinic in Medical Emergency
On Saturday January 30th, a Coalition for Life St. Louis volunteer witnessed the arrival of a fire truck and Emergency Response Team to Planned Parenthood of the Greater St. Louis Region on Forest Park Ave...read more.
Embryos: People Not Property
In December, Missouri Right to Life, together with Lawyers for Life and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a case involving a dispute over custody of frozen embryos now pending in the Missouri Court of Appeals.

Click here to listen to an interview with MRL general counsel Jim Cole who helped draft much of the brief.
U.S. Panel OKs Three-Parent Embryos with Sex Selection
This week a committee of scientists and ethicists have recommended to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they approve three-parent embryo techniques for use in IVF in the United States...read more
Simon's Law: "To Be Heard"
On September 7, 2010, God blessed us with a beautiful baby boy named Simon. His name means, "To be heard." Even with a bilateral cleft lip, he was absolutely perfect to our family...read more
Pro-Life Around the State
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 

February 13 - Ballwin - Birthright Trivia Night and Silent Auction at Holy Infant Catholic Church. Doors open at 6:30; Trivia starts at 7:00. Call Peggy Lewis for more information - 636-256-2406

February 20 - Springfield - MRL Chapter meeting, 10 am at the Springfield Library Center on S. Campbell St.

February 20 - St. Louis - prayer procession from the Cathedral Basilica to abortion facility after 8:00 Mass.

March 25-26 - St. Louis - 24 hr. Good Friday/Holy Saturday Vigil. For more information contact Mary at 314-346-9052 or email defenseless68@gmail.com

March 30 - Jefferson City - Bott Radio National Day of Prayer: Show Me Your Glory Lord Event at the Missouri State Capitol, First Floor Rotunda.

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"

May 5 - Jefferson City - National Day of Prayer at the Missouri State Capitol, South Lawn. The theme for National Day of Prayer this year is Wake Up America!

May 17 - Jefferson City - Franklin Graham will be coming to Missouri for the America Decision Tour to lead prayer at the Capitol Steps for our state and nation. 
Unborn children need your help. Help us save babies and end abortion with a generous donation to Missouri Right to Life today.





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