Oct 212016

Amendment 3, the Raise Your Hand for Kids Initiative, will appear on the ballot in November. It is a proposal to raise the tax on cigarettes, and to even the competitive playing field between the big tobacco companies and the little tobacco companies that did not participate in the tobacco settlement agreements years ago. The money raised […]

 October 21, 2016  Posted by at 9:21 am Abortion, News No Responses »
May 312016
Missouri Senate Staffer Begins Scrutiny of Planned Parenthood Documents

Following the release of videos last summer showing the unsavory practice of the commercialization of fetal remains from abortions performed at Planned Parenthood facilities across the country, the Missouri General Assembly began investigating the practices of Planned Parenthood in Missouri. As part of that investigation, the Missouri Senate sought documents from the abortion giant relating […]

 May 31, 2016  Posted by at 10:04 am Abortion, News No Responses »
May 312016
Medical Emergencies at St. Louis Planned Parenthood Revealed

The Archdiocese of St. Louis Respect Life Apostolate Office is reporting that medical records released by the St. Louis Fire Department reveal that there have been 58 medical emergencies at the St. Louis Planned Parenthood from January 1, 2009 to April 6, 2016. Most of the emergencies were for hemorrhage, 23 of which were potentially […]

 May 31, 2016  Posted by at 10:03 am Abortion, News No Responses »
Mar 212016
Missouri House Passes Parental Notification of Abortion Bill

By a vote of 121-34, the Missouri House of Representatives has third read and passed HB 1370, sponsored by Rep. Rocky Miller (R-Lake Ozark).  The bill requires any parent consenting to an abortion for a minor to notify his or her estranged custodial spouse in writing of the abortion before giving consent.  The bill would […]

 March 21, 2016  Posted by at 2:45 pm Abortion, Missouri General Assembly No Responses »
Feb 262016
House Committee Hears Bills Addressing Fetal Remains From Abortions

The House Children and Families Committee this week heard HB 2068, HB 2069, HB 2070, HB 2071, and HB 2371, five pro-life bills sponsored by Diane Franklin (R-Camdenton) and Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) addressing the disposition of fetal remains from abortions performed in Missouri.  The hearing was contentious; pro-life advocates testified in favor of the bills, and two physicians […]

 February 26, 2016  Posted by at 2:56 pm Abortion, Missouri General Assembly No Responses »
Feb 122016
Missouri Senate Poised to Debate Abortion Clinic Bill

Senator Bob Onder’s (R-St. Charles) SB 644, a bill addressing the disposal of fetal remains from abortions and the granting of hospital privileges to abortionists, is poised for debate on the Senate floor.  The MCC testified in support of the bill, which would prohibit women seeking an abortion from donating fetal tissue for research, and […]

 February 12, 2016  Posted by at 2:44 pm Abortion, Missouri General Assembly No Responses »
Feb 122016
Missouri Right to Life Hosts Lobby Day at Missouri Capitol

This week, Missouri Right to Life held their first of two lobby days at the Missouri Capitol.  The second will be on April 5th.  Those attending were treated to speeches by Sue Thayer, a former Planned Parenthood manager from Iowa, and Stacy Washington, a pro-life blogger and radio personality.  The crowd also heard from a […]

 February 12, 2016  Posted by at 2:39 pm Abortion No Responses »
Jan 292016
Two Pro-Life Bills on Abortion and the Death Penalty Passed By Senate Committees

SB 816, which would repeal the death penalty in Missouri, and SB 644, which addresses fetal tissue donations in Missouri and inspections of abortion clinics, both received a “Do Pass” vote this week from their respective committees. The MCC is working for passage of both bills.  Those in favor of the bills testified about the importance […]

 January 29, 2016  Posted by at 2:30 pm Abortion, Death Penalty, News No Responses »
Jan 292016
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Revive "Heartbeat" Abortion Laws

This week the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a lower court ruling striking a North Dakota law making abortion illegal when a fetus’ heartbeat is detectable.  The North Dakota ban would have effectively made abortion illegal at as early as six weeks gestation.  Last week, the Supreme Court refused to review a similar ruling […]

 January 29, 2016  Posted by at 2:21 pm Abortion, News No Responses »
Jan 292016
Thousands March for Life Despite Blizzard

Thousands of people participated in the 2016 March for Life, despite the ominous blizzard (nicknamed #snowzilla) bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic states.  For many, the oncoming storm meant leaving DC before the march began to avoid getting snowed in, but for those who marched it was business as usual, as you can see in this […]

 January 29, 2016  Posted by at 2:17 pm Abortion, News No Responses »