MO Legislative Update 4/11/14

capitolThis week the House and Senate took steps in advancing HB 1478 and SB 770, legislation to require stricter abortion clinic inspections and more accountability.

HCS HB 1478 was voted do pass in the House Health Care Policy Committee, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 and now moves to the Rules Committee before moving to the House Calendar for debate.

SCS SB 770 was turned in to the Senate, April 10 by Senator Dixon, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.  SB 770 is now on the Senate Calendar for Perfection for April 14.

Click here for the full update.

Girl Scout Affiliate WAGGGS at UN Calling for Sexual and Reproductive Rights

The Every Girl Scout in every council across the United States is automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).  Girl Scouts USA makes up the largest member organization of WAGGGS and donates $1.5 million per year to WAGGGS.

Listen to WAGGGS representative speaking at the United Nations recently calling for universal access to sexual and reproductive rights:

For more information  on GSUSA visit:

http://missourilife.org/policies/girlscouts.html
http://mygirlscoutcouncil.com
http://www.archkck.org/scouting

MRL St. Louis Chapter Meeting, May 7, Features Guest Speaker Mason Weaver

MRL St. Louis chapter will meet on May 7th at 7:00 pm at the St. Louis County Library, Florissant Valley Branch at 195 New Florissant Rd. Florissant MO 63031 and 314-994-3300. (not to be confused with West Florissant Ave. further east on 270)

The guest speaker will be author and commentator, Mason Weaver. Mason has gone from a radical black panther in the turbulent 1960’s to a noted author and speaker on issues including the family, personal responsibility and the sanctity of life.

Bring your seat belt—Mason doesn’t pull any punches and he’s not afraid to name names!

MO Legislative Update 4/4/14

capitolThe Missouri Senate took another step last week to move forward on passing legislation to give more accountability and oversight for abortion clinic inspections.

The Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee voted SCS SB 770 do pass on Thursday, April 3.  Senator Wayne Wallingford is the Sponsor of this important life-saving legislation.

Thank you to the 5 Senators who voted in committee to move this bill forward:  Sen. Bob Dixon, Chairman, Senator Ed Emery, Vice-Chairman, Senator Joe Keaveny, Senator Rob Schaaf and Senator Eric Schmitt.

After being reported in to the full senate, SCS SB 770 will move to the Senate Calendar and await debate and passage.  Pray for the passage of SCS SB 770!

Click here for the full update.

Missouri Right to Life Founding Member in Need of Prayers

Loretto Wagner, one of MRL’s founding members from St. Louis is in the hospital suffering from an infection in the bones of her foot and will likely require some amputation. Loretto is also mother-in-law to Congresswoman Ann Wagner.  Please pray for her recovery and for her family during this difficult time.

MRL President Interviewed on Bott Radio

Our good friends at Bott Radio have been very supportive of the work of Missouri Right to Life.  Please check out this informative interview with our President, Pam Fichter, on pro-life legislation in this year’s session.

http://www.bottradionetwork.com/about/the-complete-story/index.php

MO Legislative Update 3/28/14

Highlights:

HCS HB 1478, the abortion clinic inspection bill, was voted do pass out of the House Health Care Policy Committee, Wednesday, March 26 and now moves to the Rules Committee before moving to the House Calendar for debate.

SB 660, passed the Senate, Thursday, March 27 and is on its way to the House. SB 660 Designates the priority for the state with respect to any funding for family planning services.

Click here for the full update.

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