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Missouri Lifeline 2/12/16
"Show Me Life" Pro-Life Action Day
Thanks to the hundreds of Missouri Right to Life supporters who attended Tuesday's "Show Me Life" Pro-Life Action Day. It was a beautiful day in every way!

Lt. Governor Peter Kinder speaks to pro-lifers at the noon rally.

Click here for more pictures of our wonderful speakers on our Facebook page. And, mark your calendars: there will be another pro-life action day this coming April 5!  

Campaign to raise tobacco tax in Missouri caught in pro-life snag 
"We've had a team of lawyers looking at every detail of the language," said Susan Klein, legislative liaison for Missouri Right to Life. "Our lawyers have come to the conclusion that we have pro-life protections that we need in this initiative, and the funds collected through this tax will not go to abortions, human cloning or embryonic stem cell research."...read more.

Click here for MRL's official statement on the proposed "Raise Your Hands for Kids" tobacco tax initiative. 
Legislative Update

February 12, 2016:
Abortion Clinic Inspection bill (SB 644) to be heard in senate next week!
Call your Senators  and ask them to pass SB 644 to protect women and save babies!

MRL testimony in support of SB 644: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2016/sb644.html 

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

Baby born weighing 10 ounces who defied odds heads home
The smallest surviving baby born at Carolinas HealthCare System is finally headed home more than four months after she was born...read more . 
NRLC Urges Co-Sponsorship of Dismemberment Abortion Ban
H.R. 3515, introduced by Reps. Chris Smith, Vicki Hartzler, Virginia Foxx, and Trent Franks, would prohibit the performance of dismemberment abortion...read more
Judge dismissed Satanic Temple lawsuit against Missouri's 72-hour informed consent law
A Cole County Circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a New York-based group called the Satanic Temple that challenged Missouri's 72-hour waiting period/informed consent laws on abortion...read more
Baby Adam, whom others called a curse, shares why every child is precious
When Adam was born just over four years ago in India, he was immediately abandoned by his birth parents. Born with severe physical deformities, including a cleft lip and palate, no eyelids, no nose, fused legs, and hand abnormalities, he was considered a curse, and his parents threatened to kill him if they were forced to bring him back to their village...read more
Physician Assisted Suicide's Slippery Slope
Advocates of physician assisted suicide will tell you that their motivation is simply to help end pain. But as this woman's case evidences, "pain" takes on varied forms for different people...read more.
The Skinny on Genes 
What could a petri dish have to do with national security? A whole lot, according to U.S. intelligence officials. As far as our top spy, James Clapper, is concerned, that's where the world may be building the latest weapon of mass destruction...read more.

Did You Know?  
Hippocrates (460-382 BC) prohibited abortion in his Oath, which was taken verbatim by physicians until very recently, when the American Medical Association and others quietly and conveniently dropped his prohibition against the murder of the unborn child. (source)
Pro-Life Around the State
 
February 10-March 20 - Statewide - 40 Days for Life spring campaign. Click for details on the following MO locations: Columbia, St. Louis, Kansas City

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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