ALERT – Call Your MI Representative No Later Than Monday, December 5.

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December 2, 2016

HOUSE COMMITTEE TO MOVE FETAL ORGAN SELLING BAN – CALLS/EMAILS TO LANSING NEEDED!

Before the Thanksgiving holiday we sent out the alert to begin calls to state representatives in Lansing regarding Senate Bills 564 & 565 that would prohibit any money being provided to abortionists for supplying the organs and tissue of aborted babies. As we learned from the Center for Medical Progress videos, the federal law banning the sale of organs and tissues has a loophole allowing the payment of “procurement fees” to abortionists.  That loophole became the opening for selling organs and tissue.

SB 564-565 will put into Michigan law that no money – in fact nothing of any financial value – can be provided to an abortionist, clinic or its staff in exchange for fetal organs or tissue. No “procurement fees,” no perks or other inducements… NOTHING!

The House Health Policy Committee is scheduled to report the bills to the House floor this coming Tuesday, December 6. Thereafter the bills will be pending for a vote by the entire House. There are only two weeks remaining in this year’s legislative session and passage of the bills in the House will send the bills to Gov. Snyder.  This is the home stretch.

Please continue to generate calls and emails to state representatives in Lansing urging their support of SB 564 & 565. The message:  “Vote YES on SB 564 & 565 – Ban the sale of aborted children’s bodies.”

Laura Hammes
Admin. Asst./Educational Coordinator
lhammes@rtl.org | 517-487-3376

www.RTL.org

 

 

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