“12,000 Too Many” is theme of MCCL’s March for Life

Number of abortions in Minnesota increased by 20 percent in 2022—reaching more than 12,000 abortions By Maria V. Gallagher, Acting Executive Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I have often thought that a true-to-life image of an unborn child is worth a thousand words. But what if thousands of fetal models appeared in the corridors of power? It’s a …

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Thousands gather to remember 12,000 lives lost and oppose unlimited abortion amendment at MCCL March for Life 

ST. PAUL — Thousands of Minnesotans filled the state Capitol grounds Monday to urge protection and love for both unborn children and their mothers and to speak out against efforts to enshrine unlimited abortion in the Minnesota Constitution. The MCCL March for Life, held each year on the anniversary of abortion’s legalization, featured a display of …

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Monday: Thousands expected to commemorate 12,000 lives, oppose abortion constitutional amendment at MCCL March for Life on January 22

ByPaul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life ST. PAUL — Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will hold the 2024 MCCL March for Life at the State Capitol Mall beginning at 12:00 noon on Monday, Jan. 22. A brief program will follow at 12:30 on the Capitol steps and will feature a display of 12,000 life-size models of unborn children, …

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From now until Jan. 22: Help women and babies through MCCL’s Choose Life Drive

Once again, MCCL is holding a Choose Life Drive to help women and babies in need. But we’re redoubling our efforts after Minnesota lawmakers stripped crucial funding from pregnancy resource centers.  This year, the Choose Life Drive begins on Dec. 15, the anniversary of the horrific Doe v. Gomez Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that imposed taxpayer funding of abortion here in Minnesota. Women …

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From now until Jan. 22: Help women and babies through our Choose Life Drive

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Once again, MCCL is holding a Choose Life Drive to help women and babies in need. But we’re redoubling our efforts after Minnesota lawmakers stripped crucial funding from pregnancy resource centers. This year, the Choose Life Drive begins on Dec. 15, the anniversary of the horrific Doe v. Gomez Minnesota Supreme …

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Here’s our plan to save the 12,000 in Minnesota— and how you can help

By Scott Fischbach, President, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) THIS YEAR has been terrible for life in Minnesota. After the legislature passed a range of extreme pro-abortion measures this spring, we learned that abortions shot up 20 percent in 2022. Upwards of 2,000 more babies died than in the previous year. And with lawmakers …

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Join us to Save the 12,000: 

Our new series of meetings will equip you to be a renewed voice for life in Minnesota Editor’s note. This appeared in MCCL News. MORE THAN 12,000 unborn children died from abortion in Minnesota last year, and it’s going to get worse: Lawmakers just passed laws establishing abortion-up-to-birth, abolishing a program supporting pregnant women, and …

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Teens equipped at MCCL’s Life Leadership Camp

HIGH SCHOOL students were equipped and empowered—and had a lot of fun—at MCCL’s Life Leadership Camp in early August. Inspiration to make a difference The annual pro-life summer camp aims to train the next generation of pro-life advocates and leaders. This year’s students learned about abortion, prenatal development, the legislative process, starting a pro-life club at school, …

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Senate bill would repeal informed consent requirements prior to abortion

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 …

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MCCL March for Life: Stand with the Innocent

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, …

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State Fairs, fetal models, and the Continuity of Life

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 …

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MCCL marks 50 years of saving lives

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. …

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