We have been blessed here in Missouri to have Archbishop Raymond Burke as the head of the St. Louis Archdiocese. Many of you will remember that in 2004 he was very outspoken against pro-choice Catholic politicians. Now he is an outpoken critic of Amendment 2. Below is the intro to an article he wrote in the St. Louis Review. It’s … Read More
A friend of mine emailed me this letter from Rachel MacNair. It’s nice and easy to understand – and worth reading, especially if you find yourself having to defend your position against embryonic stem cell research and Amendment 2. Amendment 2: A Big Business Power Grab With millions of dollars, Big Business is running ads portraying their war on disease … Read More
You know I bet some businesses would pay me money to do this for them. I did this in 2004 with a Bush/Cheney bumper sticker. Missouri Right to Life made these great bumper stickers, unfortunately they were just a little too long for the back of my wheelchair, so I had to improvise a little. It turned out pretty darn … Read More
I finally finished the op-ed I was asked to write a few months ago and submitted it to a few papers around the state. We’ll see if any of them pick it up. Here’s a little excerpt: This amendment is nothing more than an attack on human life at its greatest frailty, when it is unable to defend itself. When … Read More
Missourians Against Human Cloning began their statewide ad campaign on Wednesday. Along with the radio ads there is a billboard campaign funded by Missouri Roundtable for Life. It’s pretty modest compared to the 30 minute infomercial that the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has been airing for the past few months, but I’m hoping that their extravagant ad campaign will … Read More
It looks like Kentucky wants to follow in the footsteps of Missouri for their 2008 elections. And they’re not the only ones. Everyone’s keeping an eye on Missouri this November, and for good reason. If Amendment 2 can pass in a red state like Missouri, similar amendments can pass almost anywhere. Let’s continue to pray that doesn’t happen.
Last week there were several articles in Missouri newspapers about a “study” issued by Constitutional Amendment 2 supporters that passage of the amendment could result in the cures of 285,000 Missourians and save the state $299 million a year. See: “Stem-cell dollar power listed, but critics dispute outlook,” Kansas City Star, 9/15/2006 “Report touts stem cells’ fiscal impact: Initiative proponents … Read More