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Masterpiece Cakeshop on the Chopping Block… Again

by MFI News

This week, we learned that Christian baker Jack Philips is once again being sued by the Colorado Human Rights Commission. This time, it’s for declining to create an expressive blue-and-pink cake celebrating a lawyer’s transition from male to female. The lawyer contacted Jack’s shop to request that cake on the day the U.S. Supreme Court announced […]

U.S. Supreme Court Votes in Favor of Religious Liberty!

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Massachusetts Family Institute | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Monday, June 4, 2018 BOSTON – Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an historic ruling, striking down the State of Colorado’s decision against Jack Phillips. Though Jack served all customers, the State of Colorado punished Jack for declining to participate in a […]

Pro-life Victory in MA!

by MFI News

We are excited to report on a pro-life victory here in Massachusetts this week! In October, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new rule protecting nonprofit religious and pro-life organizations from the Affordable Care Act’s abortion pill mandate.  Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit against the rule in Commonwealth of […]

Another Battle on Bunker Hill

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For many of us, Bunker Hill conjures up thoughts of the revolutionary battle where Colonel William Prescott famously told his men, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.”  Well, there has been another, much more recent battle waged on Bunker Hill that cuts to the core of our American birthright of freedom […]

NEWS RELEASE: Pro-life group, Christian college seek to defend HHS rule protecting them from abortion-pill mandate

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Alliance Defending Freedom | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ADF MEDIA RELATIONS | www.adfmedia.org/home/contact | 480.444.0020   Pro-life group, Christian college seek to defend HHS rule protecting them from abortion-pill mandate ADF attorneys represent March for Life, Dordt College. MFI attorney is local counsel for March for Life, Dordt College in Massachusetts filing. Wednesday, December 13, […]

MFI and the New Battle of Bunker Hill

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News Release from Alliance Defending Freedom: BEDFORD, Mass. – Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) sent a letter Tuesday to Bunker Hill Community College over its speech and student organization policies after it ordered students with the campus Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter to stop distributing copies of the U.S. Constitution.  MFI’s Andrew Beckwith, one of […]

What exactly did President Trump sign yesterday?

by MFI News

Yesterday was a significant moment for religious liberty in our country.  For starters, it was the National Day of Prayer, with people of faith praying for our nation and our government from coast to coast.  This included our own State House in Boston, where MFI joined dozens of pastors in covering Beacon Hill in much […]

Massachusetts churches free to serve their communities without being forced to abandon beliefs

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CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact   Massachusetts churches free to serve their communities without being forced to abandon beliefs ADF lawsuit prompts state officials to reverse course, respect churches’ religious freedom WHO:  ADF attorney and allied attorney, pastors who filed suit against Massachusetts officials WHAT:  News conference regarding lawsuit, Horizon Christian Fellowship v. Williamson WHEN:  […]

MFI Stands for Your Religious Freedom

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Earlier this week, I was down in DC at a national strategy conference hosted by our legal ministry friends at Alliance Defending Freedom.  This gave me the opportunity to spend some more time with Steve O’Ban, the ADF attorney I’ve been working with on the transgender church lawsuit.  As I shared with you last month, ADF […]

Massachusetts churches file suit to challenge law forcing them to speak, act contrary to their faith

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ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact    Massachusetts churches file suit to challenge law forcing them to speak, act contrary to their faith ADF attorneys represent four congregations in case against commonwealth officials Tuesday, October 11, 2016 BOSTON – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing four Massachusetts […]