Save the Date! March on the Arch Prayer Walk 2021 in St. Louis, MO Scheduled for March 6th

Everyone is invited to be part of the 1.5 mile prayer walk in St. Louis, MO on March 6th.  Details and program are listed below.  

March on the Arch

Human Life Action is proud to join with the Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO, and the Diocese of Belleville, IL, and many other great pro-lifers to announce the March on the Arch, scheduled for Saturday, March 6, in St. Louis, MO.
 
We are committed to standing up for the most vulnerable in our community while building a community that respects and defends life at all stages. That means March on the Arch 2021 will look different than in the past. This year, marchers will depart at intervals on a 1.5 mile prayer walk in the heart of our region, starting outside the last abortion facility in Missouri.
 
Arrive before your chosen start time to kick off your MORNING prayer walk with one of our inspiring speakers (listed below) brought to you by Master of Ceremonies Zip Rzeppa. AFTERNOON marchers can enjoy an individual or guided prayer walk and a chance to meet the incredible Pro-Life organizations who are sponsoring March on the Arch 2021.

Program

Time Speaker
10:00 Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski, Archdiocese of St. Louis
10:15 Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life
10:30 Kathy Sparks Lesnoff, Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers (former abortion medical assistant)
10:45 Hope Miller, Crusaders for Life
11:00 Brian Westbrook & Rachell Highley, Coalition for Life St. Louis
11:15 Reagan Barklage, Students for Life of America
11:30 Bishop Michael McGovern, Diocese of Belleville
11:45 President Matthew Harrison, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Prayer Walk Location and START Times

Start Time

The 9:30 AM start time is reserved for those at a high risk for COVID-19. Other departures will occur at scheduled intervals between 10 AM and 2 PM. The 1.5 mile route will begin outside the last abortion facility in Missouri.

Select your start time here.

 

Demand a COVID-19 Vaccine Free from Abortion

Please take a moment to send a message to Secretary of HHS Alex Azar II  as requested by  Human Life Action to make sure no vaccines created for COVID-19 include the cells of aborted  babies.   Links are provided in their message below.  

COVID 19 Vaccine

There is absolutely no reason why a vaccine for COVID-19 should be connected to abortion. But that is exactly what may happen in the coming months.

 

Take action

 

Among the dozens of vaccines currently in development, some are being produced using old cell lines that were created from the cells of aborted babies.
There is NO NEED to further exploit the bodies of aborted children.

Other cell lines or processes that do not involve cells from abortions are available!

In fact, they are regularly used for producing vaccines and are being used by some drug companies to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) along with leaders of many healthcare, bioethics, and pro-life organizations, is urging the Trump Administration to make sure that vaccines for COVID-19 are developed ethically and are free from any connection to the exploitation of abortion. Please add your voice to theirs.

BACKGROUND
The coalition letter expresses strong support for efforts to develop an effective, safe, and widely available vaccine as quickly as possible, but also strongly urges the federal government to “ensure that fundamental moral principles are followed in the development of such vaccines, most importantly, the principle that human life is sacred and should never be exploited.”

To view all of the signatories and to read the full text of the letter, click here.

Learn how Your Senators Voted on Pain-Capable and Born-Alive Bills

The following information is from the National Committee for a Human Life Amendment.  Please use the links below to see how your Senators voted on these bills and take the necessary actions.   

Crying baby

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate failed to advance the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S. 3275) and the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311). In the Senate, 60 votes are needed to overcome a filibuster and advance a bill to a vote on passage. The Pain-Capable bill would protect unborn children from late-term abortions. It failed to advance by a vote of 53 to 44. The Born-Alive bill would prohibit infanticide by ensuring that a child born alive following an abortion would receive the same degree of care to preserve his/her life and health as would be given to any other child born alive at the same gestational age. It failed to advance by a vote of 56 to 41.

You can see how your senators voted on both measures by clicking on the following links (note that Sens. Sanders, Warren, and Klobuchar missed both votes):

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S. 3275)

Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311)

Thank you to all who took action to urge your senators to support these bills. Please take action again to thank those senators who supported these bills and express your deep disappointment to those senators who opposed these bills.

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S. 3275) Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311)
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