Missouri Right to Life
HB 5: Office of Administration Appropriation Bill that gives $1,633,561 to the Alternatives to Abortion Program. Missouri Right to Life strongly supports this program and funding.
HB 7: Pro-Life Protections included in the Department of Economic Development Appropriations bill to prevent public funding for life sciences research projects which would have included human cloning, embryonic stem cell research and fetal research without these protections. The oversight of these disbursements will be done by the Missouri Technology Corporation, a strong supporter of Amendment 2 which legalized human cloning.
HB 31 & SB 50: Specifies that the constitutions and laws of the United States and Missouri must protect the rights of an alternative-to-abortion agency and its officers to freely engage in religious activities without interference.
HB 87 & SB's 15, 19 & 20: Reauthorizes the provisions regarding tax credits for those who contribute to Pregnancy Resource Centers and extends the expiration date.
HB 177: Establishes the Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act which places restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs.
HB 288: Repeals the provision allowing an individual to assign, transfer, sell or otherwise convey the pregnancy resource center tax credit and removes the sunset for the pregnancy resource center tax credits.
HB 298: Requires an ultrasound to be conducted and reviewed with the pregnant woman prior to the 24-hour waiting period for an abortion.
HB 371: Changes the laws regarding judicial procedures; amended to include restrictions on father’s rights if he threatened, tried to force or coerce a woman into having an abortion.
HB 378 & SB 126: Specifies that no pharmacy can be required to stock any drug or device. This would protect a pharmacy from being forced to stock any abortion-inducing drug, including RU 486.
HB 386: Establishes the Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities Act of 2013 to prohibit an abortion solely due to the sex of the unborn child or a genetic abnormality diagnosis.
HB 400 & SB 175: Ban on Web-Cam Abortions.
HB 457 & SB 84: Specifies that anyone providing or participating in a medical procedure or research cannot be required to provide or participate in the activity if it violates his or her conscience or principles.
HB 625: Specifies that the geographic proximity requirement in a collaborative practice arrangement may be waived for up to 28 days per year for rural health clinics under specified conditions; amended to include ban on web-cam abortions.
HB 698: Omnibus Economic Development Bill. Original Bill had multiple sections that opened the door for human cloning and embryonic stem cell research. Bill was amended at different times to contain pro-life protections. Votes counted show the progress of the bill when pro-life protections were included in the bill and when they were not.
HB 717: Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee’s Omnibus Bill which included the following pro-life programs: protections for alternative-to-abortion agencies (HB 31 & 50), and the establishment of a “Show-Me Healthy Baby Program” for low income unborn children.
HB 936: Establishes the "Utilization of Tele-health" by advanced practice registered nurses in certain rural areas; amended to include the Ban on Web-Cam Abortions.
HCR 35: Requests the Attorney General to argue on appeal that the federal contraception mandate violates the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act as well as the First Amendment of the Constitution.
HJR 19: Proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that each citizen has an inherent liberty that includes being able to make decisions regarding lawful health care related services or products. This resolution is a response to Obamacare and the HHS Mandate.
SB 83: Modifies provisions of law relating to political subdivisions, traffic offenses and taxation; amended to include protections for alternative-to-abortion providers.
SB 100: Modifies provisions regarding bankruptcy, child custody, adoptions, and child support administrative proceedings as well as court surcharges, court costs, and judicial personnel; amended to include restrictions on father’s rights if he threatened, tried to force or coerce a woman into having an abortion.
SB 222: Modifies provisions relating to domestic violence; amended to include restrictions on father’s rights if he threatened, tried to force or coerce a woman into having an abortion.