Tag Archives: Missouri

Missouri House improves Pro-Life legislation passed by Senate during Special Session

By Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President On Tuesday in Special Session, the Missouri House improved and passed Senate Bill 5. The House Committee Substitute for Senate Substitute for Senate Bill 5 not only expands regulations on abortion in

Missouri Senate Passes Pro-Life Legislation

Editor’s note. The following statement is from Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President: In the early morning minutes of June 15th, the Missouri Senate convened to pass a pro-life legislation package that expands some areas of pro-life laws. While

A Year After Flood, Missouri Pregnancy Center to Serve Families in New Location

Construction underway to convert an attached garage into usable space for Cuba's Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center. Photo Courtesy: Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center

By Jay Hobbs At the end of last summer, Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center of Cuba, Mo., was under water, demolished by a flash flood that lifted the building off its foundations and leaving executive director Lori Amato scrambling for solutions. Less

Missouri governor calls legislature into special session to ‘defend life’

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

By Lianne Laurence Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Lifesite News and is reposted with permission. JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, June 9, 2017 — Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling lawmakers back to the State Capitol on Monday for

Missouri Governor Greitens Announces Pro-Life Special Session

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

Editor’s note. The following are excerpts from a statement released today by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. The special legislative session will begin on Monday, June 12th. Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced his plan to call the legislature back for a

Director of the Missouri Department of Health & Services vows to enforce law requiring abortion clinics to report injuries to women

Randall W. Williams, MD, FACOG

By Dave Andrusko Every time (which is not often) when the truth about abortion clinics comes out, the news ought to remind us that even if there are laws on the books, unless the proper authorities enforce them, the abortion

Missouri Lawmaker Calls for Special Session to Overturn “Abortion Sanctuary City” Code

Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis speaks with Tom Brejcha, President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Society. (Photo credit: Lisa Johnston/St. Louis Review)

By Jay Hobbs A pro-life state senator in Missouri is calling for a special legislative session to strike down a St. Louis city ordinance that prompted a nonprofit maternity home and two other organizations to file a lawsuit earlier this

AG appeals to 8th Circuit to save Missouri pro-life law

U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs

By Dave Andrusko Characteristic of his aggressive posture, last week, one day after U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs refused to delay enforcing the preliminary injunction he issued last month in favor of Planned Parenthood, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

Bill banning abortions at 20 weeks passes Missouri House

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported yesterday, the abortion issue is moving along several front in Missouri. State Attorney General Josh Hawley has reiterated his determination to appeal Judge Howard F. Sachs’ decision to block two Missouri laws–

Judge orders abortion clinic applications “processed promptly,” Missouri AG vows to appeal decision

U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, in his follow up to his April 19th decision granting a preliminary injunction, U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs issued an order directing abortion clinic license applications “to be processed promptly, in light of patient needs,

Action Alert from Missouri Right to Life

Calls and e-mails are needed to your Missouri State Senators in these last weeks of the 2017 session to “Pass Pro-Life Legislation.” Session ends on Friday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m. We thank our legislators for directing some state monies

Missouri House approves bill with three pro-life provisions

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

By Dave Andrusko A brief update on developments in Missouri we mentioned late last week. As we noted at the time, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is aggressively appealing a decision by U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs to block two