July 17, 2006
1) Senate to Vote on Stem-Cell
2) U.S. House to
Vote on Marriage Amendment
U.S. House Passes Internet Gambling Ban
Vision America Organizes Missouri Clergy Against
5) Patriot Partner Campaign
Senate Human Cloning
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Senate to Vote on
The Senate is
debating stem cell research and cloning, for the first
time since Dolly, the cloned sheep appeared. This
debate is long overdue and will allow Christians to know
who the true pro life legislators are. At the
heart of the debate on stem cell research and cloning is
the issue of who originates life and who can decide when
life is expendable. Will little “gods” replace the
Lord God in America?
I am saddened that
Senator Dr. Frist betrayed his longstanding commitment
to the sanctity of life when he embraced embryonic stem
cell research. To date, there is no evidence that
embryonic stem cells are the magic cure all that is
being touted while adult stem cells have produced many
encouraging advances toward curing diseases. It is
never right to exploit a life for the advancement of
another life and that is what embryonic stem cell
research is in essence.
I urge you to
click here and make your feelings known to your
Focus on the Family
has provided a clear and concise analysis of the debate
that is being conducted in the Senate:
U.S. House to Vote on
Congress is gearing
up to vote on the federal Marriage Protection Amendment
federal issues analyst, said pro-family activists expect
to have a majority in the House, as they did back in
2004, the last time the measure came to a vote in the
House of Representatives. "What we're really hoping
for," Banks said, "and what the goal is, is to increase
that vote. We'd like to be moving in the direction of a
two-thirds majority, which is what we need to pass it
through the House, so it's important for members of
Congress to hear from their constituents right away, so
that they are encouraged to vote for marriage."
Banks said several new members have joined
Congress since the last time the House voted on the
issue, and conservative activists are hoping that the
newcomers will join with pro-family lawmakers of both
political parties to support the amendment.
month, after hours of debate, the Senate refused its
consent to bring the matter up for a real vote.
to e-mail your Representative on this issue.
U.S. House Passes Internet
The U.S. House has
overwhelmingly backed a bill prohibiting off shore
While I commend the
House for this important piece of legislation, it is
clear that America has become addicted to gambling and
any real reform that would truly address this egregious
assault on American families does not appear to be
forthcoming. We often hear of how gambling
produces tax revenues which benefit schools and
education, but it requires that people lose in order to
What a tragedy that
we encourage our citizens to become losers in order to
increase tax revenues. How far we have fallen.
Still, thank you House. Now, on to the Senate.
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brief news summary
Vision America Organizes Missouri
against Human Cloning
For the past two months I have
been crisscrossing the state of Missouri, meeting with
religious leaders of all faiths, in an effort to rally
Pastors against the nation’s first attempt to legalize
human cloning in America.
Under the guise of
wanting to encourage medical research and find cures for
diseases, men of good reputation have joined forces with
moneyed interests in the state to pass an amendment to
the state constitution that if passed, will make
Missouri the first state in the Union to legalize human
Vision America will
conduct a series of rallies around the state, featuring
Dr. Alan Keyes and myself, which will be designed to set
the record straight as to what the amendment actually
will do and not do. Liberal interest groups will
spend up to 20 million dollars to pass the amendment, in
hopes of securing lucrative patents on embryonic stem
cell lines and potential cures, if the amendment
Catholic, Baptist, Lutheran, Assembly of God,
Charismatic and others have signed on in an
unprecedented show of unity to fight this abuse of
science. Please begin praying now for God’s favor
on this important undertaking. Thank you!
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