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2023 Area Adoption and Life Ministry Wish List

Increased costs for this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations on family budgets remain in the news. Donations to nonprofits are especially important as they have adjusted their budget and next year’s budget ...

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More than 10,000 lives saved in first two months after Dobbs decision

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Last summer’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade already is saving lives. At least 10,000 fewer legal abortions were performed in the United States in the two ...

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Remove abortion and women still have other choices, including adoption

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The topic of adoption has become nearer and dearer to my heart in the past few years as the wife of an adoptee (one of five) who also has several adopted nieces, ...

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Local Catholic archdiocese approves new pro-life Deacons of Hope organization

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The Archdiocese of Kansas City now has an association of deacons committed to pro-life ministry. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann signed a decree approving the clerical association Deacons of Hope. “Our goal is ...

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Coach Tony Dungy speak at National Right to Life March

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Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy will speak at  “Next Steps: Marching Forward in a Post-Roe America”– the nation’s pro-life march in Washington D.C. The march is organized by the National Right to ...

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Generations Grateful for Birthright

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When I was 17 and thought I was pregnant, my parents took me to Birthright in Kansas City. I was met there by very supportive, compassionate, and non-judgmental volunteers for my pregnancy ...

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Mobile abortions by Planned Parenthood will skirt Missouri pro-life laws

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Planned Parenthood has found a way to perform abortions on Missouri women while avoiding Missouri’s pro-life laws. The abortion company plans to set up a mobile clinic across the state line in ...

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MRL-Western Region promotes a culture of life

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Missouri Right to Life is a National Right to Life affiliate and our state’s oldest and largest grass-roots pro-life organization. Founded in 1974 as a response to the outcry over the legalization ...

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Parkville Women’s Clinic partnerships help women choose life

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Audrey was involved with the Parkville Women’s Clinic for many years through multiple pregnancies. She found herself pregnant with her 6th child and in an abusive relationship. As she was trying to ...

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Why handwritten diaries are still relevant

The first time I taught a college course called “The London Diary” for young Americans studying abroad back in 2002, each student ended up with a tangible book of memories, a handwritten ...

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“Onslaught of misinformation” defeated Value Them Both amendment, say supporters

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The constitutional amendment in Kansas was defeated in Tuesday’s election. Amendment 2, named “Value Them Both,” aimed to overturn a controversial Kansas Supreme Court decision in 2019 that declared access to abortion ...

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After Roe: What Now? Do We Value Them Both?

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The United States Supreme Court has determined that Federal Government authority to regulate abortion is not found in the Constitution, and that therefore it falls to each individual state to do so. ...

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How does the church value them both?

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I have always admired much about the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A couple of years ago while in Atlanta for a conference, Liz and I carved ...

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Nashville food ministry founder writes of cancer and faith in posthumous memoir

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Tallu Schuyler Quinn, 42, changed the lives of many by creating the Nashville Food Project. In addition to contributing to food scarcity programs in her home state, she also shared her celebration ...

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Pope praises U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

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Pope Francis earlier this week applauded the United States for revising its laws on abortion. The pontiff said he respected the court’s decision but did not yet know enough about the U.S. ...

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Faith helps drive Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors In NBA title quest

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It was back in January, when the NBA season was still young, that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors had gotten off to a poor start. Curry, a three-time NBA champion, ...

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‘Fashioned in His Image’ celebrates the beauty of women and motherhood

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After the success of the last year’s event, Missouri Right to Life Western Region will hold its second pro-life Ladies’ event, “Fashioned in His Image” on Saturday, June 4. Director Linda Verhulst ...

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Survey: Americans divided over role of faith in their lives

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A new survey finds that Americans are divided over the role their faith should play in their day-to-day lives. The “Faith in America Survey,” conducted by The Marist College Poll, shows Americans ...

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Another poll finds majority want most or all abortions banned

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More national polls are confirming that Americans want all or most abortions banned. The news may come as a shock to some who see the weekly protests of pro-choice activists reflecting that ...

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‘Father Stu’ is one of the best faith-based films ever, but will people see it?

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“Father Stu” nails the faith-based formula better than maybe any other faith-based film. But it remains to be seen if audiences will come out to see a faith-based film with so much ...

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Debunking centuries-old myths about Mary Magdalene

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One of the most misunderstood biblical figures has to be Mary Magdalene. Let’s start with what we do know about her. Sometimes referred to as Mary of Magdala or simply the Madeleine, ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King: goals and a plan are crucial to a better life

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Do you have goals and a plan in place to pursue them? That was pretty much what the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., asked an auditorium full of Philadelphia junior high ...

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Pro-life activists optimistic, determined as they gather for March for Life

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A Supreme Court case that could overturn Roe v. Wade by returning to states their original ability to govern abortion, has energized pro-life advocates attending this year’s March for Life on Friday. ...

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Martin Luther King’s dream includes the unborn, his niece reminds Americans on holiday

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As Americans pause to remember the Martin Luther King holiday, his niece reminds them to also remember the sanctity of life. “As we remember the birthday of my uncle, the Rev. Dr. ...

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Tim Tebow challenges Christians to find and live out their “micro-mission” for God

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Although all Christians have the same macro-mission to love God and others, he also gives each believer a micro-mission designed just for them, Tim Tebow said at the recent Passion Conference. “Every ...

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