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Oppose the 2015 Sexual Orientation Counseling Ban

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Dear Friend of the Family, You need to know about a new bill being discussed at the State House this week.  HB97, sponsored by Representative Kay Khan, would restrict the rights of minors with unwanted same-sex attractions to seek out their treatment of choice and not be labeled as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ).  This […]

Tell Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Reinstate Dr. Church

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*UPDATE: please see change of phone number Dr. Paul Church is a 65-year-old husband and father who has been a Boston urologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) for thirty-five years. He has spent over half of his life treating patients and conducting research on prostate and bladder cancer. When he is not in the […]

What Planned Parenthood doesn’t want you to see…

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It was just a few weeks ago that I wrote to you about Planned Parenthood’s disturbing sex ed curriculum and their plan to use it in every school in Massachusetts to “teach children about their bodies.”  This week, we learned that Planned Parenthood is also in the business of selling parts of children’s bodies after they’ve been aborted. I […]

How to Talk to Your Kids about the Marriage Decision

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Dear Fellow Parents, I share with you a most timely piece from John Stonestreet who serves with our good friend Eric Metaxas at BreakPoint and the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. We parents need to have a loving and constructive dialogue with our children on the Supreme Court’s redefinition of marriage. The Obergefell (pronounced […]

First Comes (Gay) Marriage, Then… (Our) Children

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MFI continues to analyze last week’s Supreme Court decision to radically redefine the notion of marriage and the many implications that flow from it.  On Friday, I wrote to you mainly about the increasing threat to religious liberty.  Today, I am writing to you about an even more profound and insidious threat: the Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender (LGBT) erosion […]

What does the marriage decision mean for us?

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As the leading organization that has worked for over twenty years to strengthen families in the Commonwealth, we at Massachusetts Family Institute find today’s decision by the Supreme Court profoundly disappointing. There is overwhelming evidence that children do best and families thrive when they are sustained by the life-long union of one man and one […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Undermines Rights of Millions of Americans

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Massachusetts Family Institute | Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lena Wakim | lena@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Undermines Rights of Millions of Americans  BOSTON (June 26, 2015) – Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision imposes a redefinition of marriage on the entire country, and in so doing has overstepped the bounds of the Constitution.  While this development will be met with […]

Marriage Primer: 5 Things You Should Know Before the Court Rules

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Within the next 96 hours (Friday or Monday morning), we will be getting a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the definition of marriage.  No matter the outcome, this decision will have broad implications for the future of families in our Commonwealth and nation. As we prepare for the Court’s decision, here are a […]

Be a Voice for Parental Rights TOMORROW

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If you know the name “Justina Pelletier,” then you remember the painful and confusing 15 months that the Pelletier family experienced when the  Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) ripped their youngest daughter from their hands. When her parents had a choice between two courses of treatment for their daughter’s medical condition, they decided […]