Posts tagged with ‘education’

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They can’t make you say it

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, After a sweltering end to the summer, it finally seems like fall is here.  For many of us, that means back to school.  One of the new challenges several parents have shared with me is their children being required to use the “preferred pronouns” of classmates in the throws of […]

You’re Making a Difference!

by MFI News

Representative James O’Day, sponsor of the notorious Sex Ed Mandate, admitted that the “bill’s prospects in the House this session are uncertain.”  Why is that?  Because of you. “Every time that there seems to be a move forward on this bill, there comes a rash of emails mostly with inaccurate information,” O’Day lamented. “They fill […]

This Thursday: Be a part of Bring Your Bible to School Day!

by MFI News

When my younger son was in first grade, he came home and announced, very matter-of-factly, that “you can’t talk about God in school.” As you can imagine, he didn’t get that idea from me, and I quickly corrected him! Disturbingly, many teachers and school administrators don’t know what the law allows students to do or […]

NEWS RELEASE: Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill

by MFI News

CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill Thursday, April 13, 2017 BOSTON – The legislative Joint Committee on Education heard testimony today on two identical bills that are stirring up quite a bit of controversy amongst parents.  Senate Bill 234 and House Bill 2053, both titled, “An […]

Help Stop the the Sex Ed Mandate for MA Schools

by MFI News

WARNING: This post may be unsuitable for some audiences. Massachusetts State legislators are currently considering a bill to teach twelve year old middle school students about oral and anal sex. I wish I were making it up. But this is real.  In fact, it’s called “Get Real,” Planned Parenthood’s new Sex Ed curriculum for grades 6 through 8.  House Bill […]

Your Kids Could Be Asked About Their “Sex Life” in School

by MFI News

Are your children taking these sex quizzes at school? According to Breitbart’s recent article “Schools Quiz Twelve-year-olds About Gay, Oral, and Anal Sex,” the controversial “Youth Risk Behavior Survey” asks students as young as 12 intrusive, inappropriate questions including: Which of the following best describes you? A. Heterosexual (straight) B. Gay or lesbian C. Bisexual […]

CT: High school musical includes kiss by two male students

by mafamily

A Connecticut high school musical caused a public walkout after two men in the cast kissed during the performance, reports CBS Connecticut. The kiss occurred during a performance of the musical “Zanna Don’t!” at Hartford Public High School. “There was a public walkout by a bunch of students (when the kiss happened) … mostly male,” […]

California group seeks referendum on gay history curriculum

by mafamily

A coalition of pro-family organizations have launched an effort, StopSB48.com, to repeal the law recently approved by the legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown mandating that public school classes include instruction on the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals in history. Pacific Justice Institute is spearheading the effort. They have submitted paperwork […]

CA governor signs law adding lessons on gay history to school curriculum

by mafamily

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) last week signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools. The law requires public schools to include contributions of people who are gay, lesbians, bisexual and transgender in social studies classes. The new law, […]

SCOTUS upholds parents’ rights, religious liberty

by mafamily

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) dismissed a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s provision of tax credits for contributions to private-schools – even religious schools. The 5-4 decision held that opponents of the 14-year-old program lacked legal “standing” to challenge the program as taxpayers objecting to a government spending program. This is a […]