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Missouri Lifeline 3/11/16
Next
Tuesday: Missouri Presidential Preference Primary 
 
Making your vote count for life has never been more important. Your vote is the voice for innocent unborn children, for preventing taxpayer funding of unethical research and for advancing the cause of life.

This year we need to elect a pro-life president we can trust to protect life and appoint pro-life Supreme Court justices.

Republican Candidates:
Ted Cruz: proven pro-life record
Marco Rubio: proven pro-life record
John Katich: proven pro-life record
Donald Trump: claims pro-life position

Democratic Candidates:
Hillary Clinton: pro-abortion
Bernie Sanders: pro-abortion

Click here for a candidate comparison flyer from National Right to Life.
West Virginia legislature overrides governor's veto of Dismemberment Abortion Ban
West Virginia is the third state to pass the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. This ban on dismemberment abortions has the potential to transform the debate when people realize that living unborn children are being killed by being torn limb from limb...read more.

Missouri's Ban on Dismemberment Abortion Bill is HB 1714 sponsored by Rep. Tila Hubrecht. HB 1714 has had a hearing in the House Children and Families Committee and is waiting on further action.
Legislative Update

March 11, 2016 -
At the Capitol this week:

HB 1370 - which changes the laws regarding notification prior to a minor obtaining an abortion - received first round of approval in the House Wednesday night and is expected to be sent to the Senate next week.
The House sent the Senate the budget on Thursday with the following pro-life issues in place:
  • Pro-Life Protective language on Dept. of Economic Development bill to prevent public monies from being used for research on aborted babies, human cloning and embryos.
  • Alternative to Abortion Funding. (HB 2005:  5.160 - $4,158,561)
  • Show-Me Health Babies Program Funding. (HB 2011: 11.560 - $13,597,790)
  • Federal Family Planning Dollars in State Budget prevented from going to abortion providers.

Click here for the full legislative update and information on all the bills we are keeping an eye on.
Judge sets hearing date for lawsuit over Columbia clinic abortion license
U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey will hear arguments April 28 about the revocation of Planned Parenthood's license to provide abortions at its Columbia clinic...read more.

Abby Johnson Guest Speaker for Pro-Life Action Day
Plan now to come to Jefferson City on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, for Pro-Life Action Day to encourage your legislators to pass pro-life legislation. 

Guest Speaker at the noon rally will be Abby Johnson. Abby is a former Planned Parenthood director who travels across the globe sharing her story, educating the public, advocating for the unborn, and reaching out to abortion clinic staff who still work in the industry. She is the founder of "And Then There Were None," a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers out of the industry.

Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. 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 Day.

Women Betrayed Tour in Missouri
Women have been betrayed by Planned Parenthood. Families have been deceived. And the smallest among us have been the ultimate victims of Planned Parenthood's horrific business schemes. 

In efforts to educate Millennials ahead of the 2016 elections, Students for Life of America launched the Women Betrayed National Campus Tour, which will be going to over 80 campuses in 25 states this Spring.

The tour will stop in Missouri on the following dates and locations:
3/15/2016    Truman State University
3/16/2016    Columbia College
3/17/2016    University of Missouri
3/21/2016    Lindenwood University
3/22/2016   University of Missouri - St. Louis

Visit www.womenbetrayed.com for more information.
Why True Feminists Are Pro-Life
Feminism is an incredibly broad set of views...read more.
Moms, Don't Tell Disabled Kids 'I Wish You'd Never Been Born'
Mothers with disabled children need grace and guidance, not scorn, praise, or abortion...read more.
America's tortured debate over the 'fetus'
Lifesaving research should not require the destruction of life...read more.
Adult Stem Cells Cure Blindness in babies born with congenital cataracts
Adult stem cells have cured blindness and may provide a splendid treatment for cataracts...read more.  
New Technology, Same Old Eugenics
A new technology is tempting scientists to monkey around with the human genome. In other words, new technology, same old temptation...read more.
Human GMOs and U.S. Public Policy
In this episode of BioTalk, MRL Social Media Director, Chelsea Zimmerman, spoke with Dr. David Prentice about what, if anything, is being done to stem the tide of human genetic engineering in the United States -- and if there's any hope for tighter, more permanent restrictions in the future.

Click the play button above for video or click here for an audio only version.
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

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. Click here for flyer.

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" 

April 18 and 19 - Jefferson City - Vitae Foundation 24th Annual Jefferson City Pro-Life Events at the Capital Plaza Hotel. Keynote Speaker: Legendary Notre Dame Football Coach Lou Holtz

April 23 - St. Louis - Third National Day of Protest Against Planned Parenthood, 4251 Forest Park Blvd.  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hosted by Defenders of the Unborn. 
 
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 5 - St. Louis - Vitae Foundation Annual St. Louis Pro-Life Event at the St. Louis Hilton Frontenac. Keynote Speaker: Dinesh D'Souza.  

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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