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Gordon College’s Accreditation at Risk Over its Biblical Stance on Human Sexuality

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Today and tomorrow, the accreditation body of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ (NEASC) will gather for its September meeting.  On the agenda is whether or not to threaten Gordon College’s academic accreditation because of its Biblical stance on human sexuality. [Continue reading the background info below and CLICK HERE to email the [...]

“Lynn-tolerance” against Christians

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By Andrew Beckwith – September 4, 2014 As Gordon College students headed back to class last week, they were faced with news of yet another ideological assault on their school. The Lynn Public School Committee, by a vote of 4 to 3, decided to sever its decade old relationship with Gordon. In particular, it appears [...]

Casino Repeal Campaign Underway

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On November 4th, after 3 years of hard work by MFI and a grass-roots alliance of casino gambling opponents, Massachusetts citizens will have the final say on whether or not to have casinos as part of the Bay State culture. The front page of last Sunday’s Boston Globe featured MFI’s involvement in this great campaign. Why are [...]

Success at Stemming the Tide on Beacon Hill

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As we reflect on the 2013-2014 legislative session, we want to thank everyone who got involved in advocating for family values. Over the past two years, thousands of you sent emails and made phone calls to your state legislators in response to our Calls to Action or personally attended an MFI lobby day event. Engaging [...]

Gordon: Weathering the Storm

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Last week I wrote to you about the recent media assault on Gordon College due to their Biblical stance on human sexuality and marriage.  I am happy to tell you that they are standing firm in defense of both their sincerely held beliefs as an institution and the rights of all faith-based organizations for religious [...]

Stand with Gordon College

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Dear Friend of the Family, My alma mater, Gordon College, has been in the news quite a bit this week. Ten days ago, Gordon’s president Michael Lindsay was one of 14 faith leaders who signed a letter to President Obama. The letter requested an exemption for religious institutions from yet another executive order by this administration. Obama and the homosexual [...]

Happy Independence Day!

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by: Kris Mineau (President Emeritus) This long weekend we commemorate the birth of the greatest country on earth. With fireworks, parades and backyard cookouts, Americans will celebrate the stars and stripes and the values and freedoms for which we have come to be known around the world. There is no doubt that America is still the greatest [...]

Planned Parenthood is Not Happy

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By: Andrew Beckwith This has been a tremendous week for family values in Massachusetts! Citizens of the Commonwealth will finally be able to vote this November to protect their communities from casinos. The entire nation was treated to GOOD news on the issue of protecting the unborn when the Supreme Court struck down MA Planned Parenthood’s [...]

SCOTUS: Hobby Lobby Decision Protects Family Businesses’ First Amendment Rights

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WOBURN, MA — Massachusetts Family Institute (MFI) hails today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court as a major victory for religious liberty.  It is the second pro-life decision by the Court in less than a week. “The Court struck down the Massachusetts buffer zone last week and, today, overruled the federal mandate forcing family businesses to provide [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Casinos WILL be on the ballot!

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled this morning to allow the state casino law to appear in the November ballot. This comes just days after more than 26,000 additional petition signatures from across the Commonwealth were submitted to the Secretary of State’s office. “We conclude that the Attorney General erred in declining to certify, and [...]