Tag: pro life

Palmyra Mayor running for Missouri House seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The mayor of Palmyra, Loren Graham, announced that he will be running for the House District 5 seat in 2018. Currently, the office is occupied by Lindell Shumake, who is faced with term limits at the end of 2018. Graham has been mayor for 12 years. […]

Pro-life group contests Bubble Zone laws in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. – The pro-life movement is seeking to dismantle protections for people seeking abortions by challenging the constitutionality of Buffer and Bubble Zone Laws. These laws specify that within a determined radius of a health care facility, protesters cannot be within 8 feet of individuals seeking abortions. On Monday, […]

Pro-life groups finally embrace Greitens at legislative day

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Gov. Eric Greitens took to the stage to hug Missouri Right to Life President Steve Rupp in the Capitol Rotunda, it marked a stark contrast from a six months ago when the influential anti-abortion group would not endorse the man who would become the state’s […]

House committee passes 20-week abortion ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republicans continue pushing forward legislation challenging abortion laws in Missouri, with the latest act aiming to place a ban on all abortions in the second trimester of the pregnancy. Reps. Donna Lichtenegger and Phil Christofanelli’s Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act was voted out of the Children and Families […]

MRL PAC makes no #mogov endorsement, denote Greitens and Turilli as ‘pro-life’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Right to Life’s political action committee (MRL PAC) has released a non-endorsement in the race for Missouri’s next governor, unable to see past the Republican nominee’s survey delay. Republican nominee Eric Greitens submitted his survey less than a month before the election – and more […]

Release: SBA List Knocks 1 Million+ Doors in Battleground States, Expands Digital Campaign

SBA List Knocks 1 Million+ Doors in Battleground States, Expands Digital Campaign Pro-life Field Team Hits Historic Milestone in Effort to Defeat Clinton & Safeguard Pro-life Senators Washington, D.C. – The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) and its partner super PAC, Women Speak Out announced today […]

Latest attacks on Amendment 3 revolve around abortion

Select pro-life, pro-choice groups oppose, remain neutral or stay silent on ballot measure JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With just three weeks until the Nov. 8 election, voters will decide whether or not to enshrine Amendment 3, the Early Childhood Education Amendment, into the state’s constitution. The Missouri Times has written for […]

Does Missouri Right to Life cave to endorse Greitens?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After seven months of refusing to talk with Missouri Right to Life (MRL) Political Action Committee, Eric Greitens finally submitted his survey to the Missouri Right to Life. Up to now, many social conservatives around the state view MRL as the leading pro-life group mostly because […]

Greitens submits Missouri Right to Life survey

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Eric Greitens recently submitted to Missouri Right to Life the survey commonly used when seeking an endorsement. Greitens has also met with Missouri Right to Life. Greitens had previously refused to return the survey or even meet with the pro-life organization, leaving him the only Republican […]

TWMP: Lester Turilli, the Washington University debate and Greitens’ surge

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Lester Turilli Jr. talks about his independent candidacy for governor with host Scott Faughn, his status as the only person in the race with pro-life beliefs, his support for SJR 39 and his hopes to reach out to socially conservative voters. […]