ST. PAUL — Today a bill to repeal Minnesota’s Woman’s Right to Know informed consent law was introduced in the state Senate. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) strongly opposes this effort to deny pregnant women basic factual information. “Woman’s Right to Know empowers pregnant women with the relevant information prior to undergoing abortion—so that …Continue reading "Senate bill would repeal informed consent requirements prior to abortion"
Speak out against the injustice TUESDAY, JAN. 22—NOON By Bill Poehler, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) THERE IS NO MORE INNOCENT HUMAN BEING than an unborn child—yet more than two dozen are aborted every day in Minnesota. These daily acts of injustice against unborn babies also encompass their mothers, who are injured emotionally, spiritually, …Continue reading "MCCL March for Life: Stand with the Innocent"
By Dave Andrusko Last week, my wife and I and our middle daughter returned from our annual trek back home. As native Minnesotans, we always read the newspaper of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL)—National Right to Life’s state affiliate. This time of year, there is always a story about MCCL’s presence at the State …Continue reading "State Fairs, fetal models, and the Continuity of Life"
By Paul Stark ST. PAUL — Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), Minnesota’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. “Through MCCL’s work over the last five decades, hearts and minds have been changed, laws have been enacted, and lives have been saved,” says MCCL President Leo LaLonde. …Continue reading "MCCL marks 50 years of saving lives"
By Andrea Rau Editor’s note. The following is a letter to the editor send by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) that was published on March 30, 2018, in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Alison Brennan’s recent letter to the editor (“Minnesota health care bill would set a dangerous precedent“) is off the mark and over …Continue reading "Ultrasound legislation is a commonsense effort to better empower patients"
New informed consent legislation will empower pregnant women ST. PAUL — A woman’s right to view her ultrasound prior to an abortion would be guaranteed under new legislation introduced today with the strong support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. “Women have a right to be well-informed …Continue reading "MCCL strongly supports women’s right to view ultrasound"
March commemorates 45 years of abortion on demand, 60 million unborn children killed ST. PAUL — A large crowd of Minnesotans came to the State Capitol today to urge lawmakers to enact legislation allowing women to view their ultrasound. (The event was moved into the Capitol Rotunda due to severe weather.) The annual Minnesota Citizens …Continue reading "Pro-life citizens rally at Capitol for MCCL March for Life, call for right to view ultrasound"
Lend your voice to the cries for justice | Monday, Jan. 22—Noon By Bill Poehler Every hour of every day—all year long—an innocent unborn child is aborted in Minnesota. And their mothers suffer, sometimes for years afterward. Abortion is a monstrous injustice. Will you speak out against abortion on Jan. 22? The 2018 MCCL March …Continue reading "Will you take a stand for life?"
By Paul Stark MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The state’s largest pro-life organization is launching a radio ad campaign to inform Minnesotans about U.S. Senate appointee Tina Smith’s record of advocacy for unlimited abortion. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will begin airing the radio spots statewide this week as part of a multifaceted public education campaign to …Continue reading "Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life launches campaign to expose Tina Smith’s record of abortion advocacy"
By Bill Poehler GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION have been the responses to our 2017 Fall Tour program. Pro-lifers across Minnesota listen in earnest and express their thanks as Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) staff informed and inspired them. This year’s presentation focused on MCCL’s strategic approach to saving lives. Attendees learned how MCCL’s efforts to …Continue reading "MCCL Fall Tour informs folks across the state"
News report highlights urgent need for proper care, funding to protect vulnerable citizens MINNEAPOLIS — The state’s largest pro-life organization is calling on public officials to take immediate action to stem the abuse crisis raging at care facilities. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) urges Gov. Mark Dayton, state lawmakers, the Minnesota Department of Health, …Continue reading "MCCL calls for immediate measures to address care crisis at facilities for elderly, disabled"
By Bill Poehler Planned Parenthood dominates abortion in Minnesota and across the United States. But its very small role in reproductive services continues to shrink even as it grows its abortion business, according to its latest annual reports. “Planned Parenthood’s services in Minnesota are extremely limited—and it is consolidating its operations,” said Minnesota Citizens Concerned …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood: Money + Abortion"