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Legislative Update: April 28, 2017

Calls are needed now to your Missouri State Senators!

Ask them to pass HCS HB 174 and HCS HB 194. These are two very important life-saving pro-life bills.

We thank our Legislators for their work in the budget bills! And, we thank Governor Greitens for his support of defunding Planned Parenthood!

While several attempts in the House and Senate to include funding for abortion services in the budget have been voted down more must be done.

The funding listed in this legislative update would help the good work of changing hearts and minds by revealing the truth about what abortion does to women and that it takes the life of the unborn child to continue.

But, what about regulating the abortion industry and its known lack of adherence to Missouri laws, Federal laws as well as attacking our constitutional right to religious liberties?

Our legislators must pass HCS HB 174 and HCS HB 194 to address these frontal assaults by the abortion industry!

Session ends Friday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m.  Call your Senators today!

Click here for the full Call to Action and the Legislative Update.
Life Links

Missouri lawmakers moving ahead with tougher restrictions on abortion

 Link - A decision by a federal judge to rescind some laws restricting abortions in Missouri had Planned Parenthood advocates celebrating last week - but Republicans aren't going down without a fight.

Missouri Senate passes state budget, chambers to negotiate differences

 Link - "[S]everal moves by Senator Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur) to secure funding for women's health care services, including 'referrals for abortion', were rejected." Click here for a list of all the pro-life provisions in the House and Senate versions of the budget.

National Right to Life Applauds Trump's First 100 Days

 Link - Since taking office nearly 100 days ago, President Donald Trump and his administration have provided the right-to-life movement with several major victories says the National Right to Life Committee.

DNC chair demands abortion purity test for all Democrats

 Link - Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez said on Friday that the DNC would only support candidates who back an extreme abortion agenda calling for unrestricted abortion for any reason - including late abortions after 20 weeks - and taxpayer funding of abortion.
Planned Parenthood exec caught on tape: I think selling baby parts is 'a great idea'

 Link - A new Center for Medical Progress video shows a Planned Parenthood senior executive haggling over pricing for aborted babies' body parts, which she says she's "committed" to selling.

More than 1324 euthanasia deaths in Canada since legalization.

  Link - More than 1,300 people in Canada who have died with medical assistance since the option became law. For most of the country, that's been less than a year.

We Need a New NIH Director

 Link - Francis Collins is most definitely not pro-life.
Pro-Life Around the State 
April 29 - Columbia - Prayer Vigil and Protest. Noon at Planned Parenthood: 711 N Providence Rd.

April 29 - Holds Summit - Closing Dinner/Rally for Spring 2017 at St Andrew Catholic Church. Doors open at 6pm, dinner at 7.

April 30 - Wardsville - 40th annual Walk for Life. Following 10:30 am Mass at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Click here for more details. 
May 4 - Statewide - National Day of Prayer

May 6 - Jefferson City - Pregnancy Help Center of Central Missouri Bubble Walk/Run for Life, Memorial Park, 2214 West Main, 8:30 AM. Preregister online at www.friendsofphc.org. For information 573-644-6635. 

May 14 - Western Region - Mother's Day Carnations 2017: If you haven't done so, now is the time to order your church's carnations! To place an order or for more info call our office 816-353-4113 or click here to order online or to print out order form. Pick up locations in Raytown, Blue Springs, Independence, Odessa and Kansas City.

May 19 - Belton - Missouri Right to Life Ed Fund Golf Tournament at the Eagles' Landing Golf Course. Driving range starts at 11:00, sign in and lunch at noon with shotgun start at 1:00PM. To sign up or more info Call 816 547-5617 or or 816-353-4113. For online sign up, click here.
June 10 - Jefferson City - MRL Statewide Leadership Meeting 10:00 am in Pleus Hall at Immaculate Conception Church 1206 E McCarty. Details coming soon.

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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