Posts tagged with ‘parental rights’

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Medical Kidnapping: Is Your Child the Next Justina?

by MFI News

A new video out yesterday from Michelle Malkin does an excellent job documenting the tragic saga of Justina Pelletier.  Many of us participated in the massive public effort to return this young girl to her family in 2014 after she had been effectively kidnapped by MA Department of Children and Families and Boston Children’s Hospital.  […]

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 […]

Be a Voice for Parental Rights TOMORROW

by MFI News

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 […]

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 […]

October is a scary month

by mafamily

Dear Friends of the Family, Many of you would agree with me that October is one of the best, if not the best months in New England. With a mix of warm days that remind us of summer and chilly nights that warn of winter to come, the weather is perfect for enjoying quintessential New […]

NH legislators seek to require parental notification for abortion

by mafamily

Legislators are once again moving in the Granite State to ensure that parents are notified when their underage daughters are considering an abortion. The House has approved the bill, with the Senate likely taking it up and approving it in the next month. Though a law was briefly on the books, it was declared unconstitutional […]

MA School district threatens to deny homeschooling

by mafamily

According to our friends at the Home School Legal Defense Association, a Massachusetts school district has threatened to deny homeschooling approval for families who do not submit to no-notice mid-year assessments. Chicopee Public Schools Assistant for Curriculum and Staff Development Sharon St. Pierre contacted district member families with a request for mid-year work samples that […]

ADF fighting for European parents on basis of rights

by mafamily

Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) attorneys representing four German parents sent two letters asking the European Court of Human Rights to quickly review appeals filed last year on their behalf to free one of the fathers, who is currently serving his second prison term. The parents’ crimes? They chose to keep their four children—a 9- and […]

Boston Herald Op/Ed: “Sex ed wrong rite of spring”

by mafamily

Sex ed wrong rite of spring By Jennifer C. Braceras  |   Thursday, March 24, 2011 http://www.bostonherald.com  |  Op-Ed Pay attention parents! It’s spring. And before you know it, Massachusetts public schools will begin their yearly sex-ed lessons for kids as young as 5. Of course, they won’t call it “sex ed.” They’ll call it “health.” […]