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Action Alert:  Obamacare Replacement

This week, February 21-26, Congress is in recess (district work period). When they return, we expect committees to begin drafting budget reconciliation legislation, which may contain a repeal of some or all of Obamacare, healthcare replacement legislation and language to defund Planned Parenthood.

It is urgent that you reach out to your pro-life lawmakers to urge that any healthcare replacement legislation must explicitly exclude abortion coverage in federally subsidized healthcare plans.

Tell your lawmakers:
  • Federal subsidies must not be used to purchase plans that cover elective abortion.  The prohibition must be written into the underlying healthcare legislation, not something that is "fixed later."
  • Insurers must not be federally mandated to cover abortion and there must be robust conscience protections for health care providers.
  • They should retain employer paid health insurance and keep it fully untaxed so that Americans who have employer-based insurance have continued access to quality healthcare to preserve their lives and good healthcare, rather than care that would be reduced and rationed more each year due to caps on deductibility
Legislative Update: February 24, 2017

Pro-Life bills have moved to the House and Senate Calendars and could come up for debate at any time.

We need you in Jefferson City on Tuesday, March 14 to show your support for our pro-life legislators!
The vote by Aldermen/women and signature by the Mayor that has made St. Louis City a "Sanctuary City for Abortion" and the "2016 Investigations of Planned Parenthood" showing clear violations of our laws show the need for our legislators to take action on both issues! 

We need protection of our religious freedoms not to be forced to participate in abortion and we need inspections of abortion clinics for the protection of women and unborn babies. And, we need to make sure that baby body parts from abortion are not being bought and sold in Missouri!

Click here for the full update and information on all the bills we are working on or opposing.
Life Links

Greitens: St. Louis should not be an 'Abortion Sanctuary City'

Link - Gov. Eric Greitens took to Facebook this weekend to slam St. Louis aldermen for a bill adding reproductive health decisions to the city's anti-discrimination ordinance.

GOP-backed House bill would strike down St. Louis' 'abortion sanctuary city' law

Link - House Bill 989 was filed late Tuesday by Rep. Phil Christofanelli, R-St. Peters. He said in a written statement that it's a direct response to St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay signing of the so-called "sanctuary city" measure into law, which took effect last week.

Repairing our ObamaCare wounds

Link - Pro-lifers want to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal and replace the anti-life ObamaCare.

Norma McCorvey, Rest in Peace

Link - Norma McCorvey, also known as "Jane Roe", passed away last weekend. She became a dedicated pro-life advocate.
Baby born with just 2% of his brain is doing fine

Link - Miraculously Noah Wall's brain now has nearly full function.

The AMA should stand firm against assisted suicide

 Link - It's disappointing that the National Academies would take such a duplicitous position.

MRL February Newsletter

Link - There are conflicting reports about whether the American Medical Association is considering abandoning its longtime position in opposition to physician-assisted suicide and going "neutral."

Save the Date

 Link - The 2017 National Right to Life is June 29 - July 1 in Milwaukee, WI.  
Pro-Life Around the State 
February 26 - Columbia - Opening Rally for 40 Days for Life - prayer, Jericho March and fellowship - 711 Providence Rd., 1 pm.

March 10 - Holts Summit -
Sidewalk advocate training, 6 to 8pm in the St Andrew Brown Room, 400 St Andrew Dr.

March 11 - Holts Summit -
Sidewalk advocate training, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm in the St Andrew Brown Room, 400 St Andrew Dr.

March 14 - Statewide -
MRL's "Show Me Life" Pro-Life Action Day at the Missouri State Capitol. Visit our website or join our event on Facebook for more details.

March 29 & 30 - Jefferson City - Vitae Foundation's 25th Anniversary Celebration. Register at www.VitaeFoundation.org/events

June 12 - Jefferson City - Louis H. Rackers Memorial Pro-Life Golf Classic. Register at www.VitaeFoundation.org/events
We are your pro-life voice in Jefferson City! Help us save babies and end abortion with a generous donation to Missouri Right to Life today.

Thank you for your continued support.
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