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Missouri Lifeline 2/26/16
MRL at Lincoln Days

Dave Plemmons, PAC Chairman, Jerry Nieters, Legislative Director and Susan Klein, Legislative Liaison are in attendance.
Praying at Planned Parenthood

A few East Central Area MRL Chapter members along with some Coalition for Life counselors at the last remaining abortion facility in MO
Passing Simon's Law will potentially save lives as well as send a strong message
Did you know that a Do Not Resuscitate order be placed in your child's medical file without your knowledge, and that your child be denied life-sustaining care based on a quality of life assessment by a hospital ethics board? The remedy? Simon's Law...read more.

Click here for testimony from Nancy Velko, spokesperson for the National Association of Prolife Nurses and past President of Missouri Nurses for Life, in support of HB 1915, Simon's Law.

Click here to read MRL's testimony.  
Legislative Update

February 26, 2016:
At the Capitol this week:

House Children and Families Committee held hearings on five pro-life bills addressing the need for abortion clinic inspections and accountability for buying and selling of baby body parts. The bills wait final approval to move out of committee.  See bill information in the full legislative update: HB 2068, HB 2069, HB 2070, HB 2071 and HB 2371

The Senate began debate of the whole Senate on pro-life bill that prohibits abortions performed solely because of a prenatal diagnosis, test, or screening indicating Down Syndrome or the potential of Down Syndrome in an unborn child. The bill has not yet passed the Senate.  See bill information in the full legislative update: SB 802 

Click here for the full legislative update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.
MO Schools End Contracts With Lands' End After Catalog's Feature on Pro-Abortion Icon
At least two Missouri schools, College of the Ozarks and Father Tolton Catholic High School, said on Wednesday that they would no longer purchase uniforms from Lands' End because it honored abortion activist Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog and created a campaign to donate to Steinem's organization...read more .
Abortion case uncertain after Justice Scalia's death
There are few cases standing before the U.S. Supreme Court that Justice Antonin Scalia's death will affect in a complex way. One of them is the nation's biggest abortion-related case in nearly 25 years...read more
Abortion Clinics Closing at Record Pace as More Babies Saved From Abortions
A new report paints a hopeful picture for unborn babies in America...read more
Former Abortionist Explains 2nd Trimester Surgical Abortion
Do you know what happens to an unborn baby in "dilation & evacuation" abortion? A former abortionist explains. *Warning: Graphic*

 
 
Oregon's 2015 Assisted Suicide Report
Oregon is the model for assisted suicide legislation throughout the United States, so its annual "Death with Dignity" report for 2015 deserves close scrutiny...read more
How one mom's extraordinary love transforms the short lives of hospice babies
This family adopts dying babies so that they will live and die surrounded by love...read more
National Right to Life News
The February issue of National Right to Life News is now available online...read more.
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 27 - St. Louis - Memorial service honoring Justice Scalia, 1:30 pm at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell Blvd.

February 27 - Kansas City - Planned Parenthood Exposed presents Jim Sedlak (VP of American Life League and founder of STOPP) speaking at Savior of the World Pastoral Center from 10 to Noon.

March 5 - Kansas City - Students for Life of America is sponsoring the Kansas City Leadership Summit at Rockhurst University. Melissa Ohden who survived a saline abortion will be speaking, as well as speakers from Alliance Defending Freedom, Zoe's House Adoption Agency, and others. For more information contact Annie at anniekcc4life@gmail.com.

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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