Posts tagged with ‘Marriage’

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National Marriage Week: Marriage Matters

by MFI News

Every year leading up to Valentine’s Day, National Marriage Week USA hosts a campaign to celebrate the God-given gift of marriage and recognize its benefits to the world around us. Here at MFI, we fully believe that healthy families build a healthy society, and the root of healthy families are healthy marriages. All this week until […]

What Comes After “T”

by MFI News

Finally, just as we saw this transgender fight descend upon us immediately after the same-sex marriage decision in Massachusetts, (and the same is happening nationally) it is becoming increasingly clear that LGBT activists will not stop at the “T.” Noah Feldman, professor of constitutional law at Harvard University, had an article in Bloomberg News last week arguing that […]

50 years and counting!

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, Lura and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary last year. This National Marriage Week, we can truly say that after raising four children and now delighting in 10 grandchildren, it gets sweeter and sweeter as the days go by! From our lifetime of experiences we absolutely believe in marriage being […]

Join us as we celebrate marriage!

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, Each week leading up to Valentine’s Day, MFI engages in the nationwide celebration of marriage. For this year’s National Marriage Week, we are focusing on maintaining and promoting healthy marriages as designed by God. Please join us all next week on Facebook and Twitter as we share encouraging and inspiring […]

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

by MFI News

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 […]

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

by MFI News

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 […]

Traditional Families Dubbed “Unfair”

by MFI News

A recent interview with philosopher and professor Adam Swift touted the conclusion that traditional families where children are raised by a married mother and father create an unfair advantage for those children over their contemporaries from unmarried parents.  I agree.  As we’ve shown in our report on Fatherlessness in Massachusetts, having a married mother and father in […]

Marriage On Trial

by MFI News

For two and a half hours Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the question of redefining marriage.  The court considered two legal issues: first, whether there is a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, and second, whether a state must recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage […]

A Quick Explanation of Tomorrow’s Gay Marriage Case at the Supreme Court

by MFI News

Tomorrow, April 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the matter of same-sex marriage. A record 139 legal briefs from various individuals and groups have been submitted to the Court arguing for or against requiring states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Despite the monumental nature of this case, it is […]

The Children Have Spoken

by MFI News

In less than two weeks, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in cases that will lead to a national decision about gay marriage. Whatever that decision is, the ruling will ultimately impact our country for generations to come. With LGBT activists pushing hard to spread their depraved agenda, our nation’s leaders need your prayers more […]