Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life offers ‘At Every Stage’ for pro-life youth and adults

Curriculum provides a deep overview of right-to-life issues By Paul Stark Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) has produced a pro-life study suitable for both high-school aged students and adults. The “At Every Stage” curriculum provides students and readers with a broad and deep understanding of right-to-life issues. Thorough education The 140-page book’s 11 chapters …

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Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life shines at county fairs!

Volunteers share the message of life By Bill Poehler Volunteers have been making Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) shine at county fairs since 1971. Our biggest annual outreach covers 86 fairs this summer—a grand tradition for life! More than three million people visit Minnesota county fairs each year, offering MCCL a vast audience for …

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Life Leadership Camp trains pro-life young people in Minnesota

By Paul Stark MCCL’s third pro-life summer camp for high school students took place over four days in July. Life Leadership Camp provided students with a thorough pro-life education in a fun camp environment. “I think it really helped open my eyes,” wrote one student afterward. “I am empowered to have more meaningful conversations with …

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Protective provisions become law in final hours of 2017 Minnesota legislative session

Legislation addresses fetal tissue research, pregnant students, drug abortions ST. PAUL — Several pro-life measures became law yesterday as Gov. Dayton approved initiatives passed by Minnesota’s pro-life Legislature. Fetal tissue research, pregnant and parenting students, and reporting of “webcam abortions” are subjects of new state policies, according to Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). The …

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MCCL Legislative Director tells committee why state regulation of abortion clinics is vitally important

By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported yesterday, the Minnesota Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy committee just approved two measures. I would like to focus here on S.F. 704 (H.F. 811), authored by state Sen. Michelle Fischbach (R). The bill would require facilities that perform 10 or more abortions per month …

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Assisted suicide bill introduced in MN House

Dangerous measure would overturn law prohibiting assisted suicide ST. PAUL — The lives of elderly and severely ill persons and people with disabilities would be threatened under a proposal to legalize assisted suicide introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Wednesday. Because of the broad dangers of assisted suicide, the bill is strongly opposed …

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MCCL backs bills to ban taxpayer funded abortions, require abortion facility licensing

Legislation addresses injustice, women’s safety concerns ST. PAUL — Justice and safety regarding abortion are the focus of two initiatives introduced today in the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate. A bill to ban taxpayer funded abortions and another to license abortion facilities have the strong support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the …

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Pro-lifers flock to Minnesota Capitol for 44th MCCL March for Life, urge lawmakers to protect unborn children

March commemorates 44 years of abortion on demand, 59 million unborn children killed ST. PAUL — A passionate crowd of Minnesotans descended on the State Capitol Sunday to urge lawmakers to protect unborn children. Mild weather and high hopes for passage of further protections for the unborn and their mothers drew a large crowd to …

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Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life summer camp trains pro-life youth

Next year’s event renamed Life Leadership Camp By Paul Stark MCCL’s second annual pro-life leadership camp for young people took place in June. Camp Joshua, held this year on Lake Koronis in Paynesville (west of the Twin Cities in central Minnesota), offered high school students four days of pro-life education and fun. “The goal is …

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Supreme Court ruling on abortion facilities poses safety risks for women

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) Women’s safety lost out to the abortion industry in Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning a Texas law that applied basic safety standards to abortion facilities. Facility safety requirements and admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in cases of emergency were deemed unnecessary by a majority of the …

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MCCL GO speaks in defense of life at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council, an inter-governmental U.N. body founded to promote and protect human rights worldwide, is holding its 32nd session this month. A Working Group report on the subject has called for the legalization of abortion around the globe, even condemning so-called “barriers to access” such as waiting periods prior to abortion. Today Mary …

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Legalized assisted suicide averted in 2016 Minnesota legislative session

Threat to vulnerable lives remains, expected back again next year ST. PAUL — Legislation to legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota failed to become law as the 2016 legislative session ended Sunday. The effort to overturn the state’s law protecting those who are elderly and infirm and persons with disabilities was strongly opposed by Minnesota Citizens …

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