Posts from August 2012

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MFI Urges School to Stop Handing Out Condoms to 12 year-olds.

by mafamily

Today, MFI President Kris Mineau sent a letter to the Springfield School Committee urging them to rethink their new policy of handing out condoms to children as young as 12 years old.  (You can read it here.)  Reckless ‘health’ policies like these usurp parental authority and send the wrong message to our children.  As he […]

Gunman Storms Family Research Council

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August 15, 2012 by Karla Dial of Citizenlink The Federal Bureau of Investigation is treating a shooting at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the Family Research Council (FRC) as an act of domestic terrorism, after a lone gunman shot a security guard there earlier today. The gunman — 28-year-old Floyd Corkins of Herndon, Va., who […]

Freedom Torch Express Comes to Maine

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Christian Civic League (ME) and Massachusetts Family Institute Assist Tea Party in Support of Free Speech When Carroll Conley heard the Mid-Coast Tea Party was desirous of serving Chick-fil-A at their next meeting, he called Tea Party organizer Gordon Colby to offer to deliver the poultry snacks. “This seemed like a great opportunity to celebrate […]

Bill O’Reilly debunks medical marijuana

by mafamily

Watch commentator Bill O’Reilly debunk medical marijuana.  O’Reilly correctly points out that efforts to decriminalize marijuana for ‘medical’ uses are really a rouse to legalize illicit drugs across the board. Find out the truth about efforts to legalize marijuana here in Massachusetts. Share This:

Massachusetts Death With Dignity Act: Why or Why Not?

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The Massachusetts Death With Dignity Act will appear on the November 6, 2012 general election ballot. Supporters argue that the measure would give “terminally ill” patients dignity and control over their deaths, and would alleviate suffering. Opponents argue that the measure is morally wrong, and that beneficiaries of “terminally ill” patients could abuse the provisions […]

MFI’s Andrew Beckwith on NECN about Chick-fil-A

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Debating on Chick-fil-A appreciation day Aug 2, 2012 8:52pm (NECN) – Andrew Beckwith of the Massachusetts Family Institute and Arline Isaacson of the Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus join Joe Battenfeld, filling in for host Jim Braude, on “Broadside” to discuss fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A and the controversy it has caused over its CEO’s […]

Legislators Question Application of Bathroom Bill by Board of Education

by mafamily

As parents and children get ready for a new school year, they may be surprised at what is waiting for them.  Earlier this summer, MFI learned of efforts by the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and the Transgender Political Coalition to change public school athletic policy.  Without no input from the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association or public debate, the […]

Cardinal George slams Chicago mayor’s comments on Chick-fil-A marriage flap

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CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Cardinal Francis George, the Catholic Archbishop of Chicago, has taken aim at remarks by the mayor and an alderman of Chicago slamming Chick-Fil-A’s public stance in support of true marriage. “Recent comments by those who administer our city seem to assume that the city government can decide for everyone what […]

J. C. Penney promotes “gay marriage”

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From the American Family Association: From its website the company states, “… J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is re-imagining every aspect of its business in order to reclaim its birthright and become America’s favorite store…” It is well established that James Cash Penney, the founder of the J.C. Penney Company (JCP), was a […]

Medical Marijuana: Buyers Remorse in California Reaches New Heights

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From Kevin Sabet of the MA Prevention Alliance: This week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed to shut down all 900 store fronts selling marijuana for so-called “medical” purposes.” Siding with neighborhood residents and public health experts like the American Medical Association, the Council took a courageous stand against what has become a magnet […]