Posts from November 2012

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Judge rules for common sense in Maine on school bathrooms

by mafamily

Last week a judge in Maine finally dispensed some common sense on sex and school bathrooms. Parents of a boy attending a public school in Orono, ME had sued to force the school to allow their son the use of the girls’ room. This troubled youth, identified only as “Susan Doe” in court filings, suffers […]

What was Washington thankful for?

by mafamily

Listen to Kris Mineau: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If the audio player does not automatically start, click here. In 1789, President George Washington penned the Thanksgiving Proclamation, commissioning a national public day of thanksgiving and prayer. Two hundred and twenty-three years later, we remain thankful for many of the things our first […]

Medical marijuana fight moves to cities, towns

by mafamily

Though Question 3 was approved by 63% of voters last week, paving the way for medical marijuana to be made available in Massachusetts, residents in some towns are being proactive by working to ensure that a pot shop doesn’t open in their neighborhood. The Boston Globe, reports today that Melrose officials are considering a proposal […]

Boston Cardinal addresses national audience on MA Q2 Victory

by mafamily

By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, thanked his fellow bishops and Catholic organizations from across the United States for helping to defeat doctor-assisted suicide on the Massachusetts statewide ballot Nov. 6. O’Malley, in remarks prepared for delivery in Baltimore Monday at the main annual gathering of […]