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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 […]

A MA Doctor’s Case Against Assisted Suicide

by MFI News

Massachusetts Citizens for Life Board Member Mark J. Rollo, MD, wrote a fantastic op-ed in the Worcester Telegram opposing physician-assisted suicide, which we strongly encourage you to read. As I See It: The argument against assisted suicide bill With its decision to withdraw opposition toward physician assisted suicide, the Massachusetts Medical Society has turned back the […]

Right Now: March for Life 2018

by MFI News

Today is the annual March for Life in Washington, DC.  Hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters, many of them young people, will take to the streets of our nation’s capital to stand up for the lives of the unborn.  MFI’s Board Chairman Mike Gilleran is there with a large contingent of pro-life college students from […]

Churches Missing in Pro-life Effort

by MFI News

By now, many of you will have heard that the Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion petition effort in MA fell short in its campaign to collect nearly 65,000 signatures.  Despite a tremendous effort by a motivated team of volunteers, we missed the mark by a little more than 7,000 signatures, or just under 12 percent.  Practically […]

BREAKING: Feds issue new guidance on religious liberty

by MFI News

Great news for religious liberty today!  The Department of Justice released a 25-page memo for all executive departments and agencies outlining federal protections for religious liberty.  In it, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made the following powerful statement: “The free exercise of religion ‘is in its nature an unalienable right’ because the duty owed to one’s […]

The first step to defunding Planned Parenthood in MA

by MFI News

On the other end of the life spectrum, I’m happy to say that signature petitions for the MA Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortions ballot question are now available. If successful, this signature drive would put a question on the November 2018 ballot (alongside the bathroom bill repeal) to make taxpayer funded abortions no longer a “constitutional […]

Legislators Consider the Underage Abortion Bill

by MFI News

At a hearing before the MA Committee on Public Health on Tuesday, legislators heard testimony on Senate Bill 754, which would lower the age for young women in the Commonwealth to receive an abortion without parental consent from 18 to 16. The legislation would also eliminate the waiting period between when a woman gives written […]

Celebration of Life Day on Beacon Hill a Huge Success

by MFI News

Yesterday, MFI joined other pro-life advocates at the State House for the 2nd Annual Celebration of Life Day. It was an encouraging and motivating event for many in the pro-life community including legislators, pregnancy resource centers and other MA citizens who believe in the dignity of every human life. Congratulations to MFI’s President Emeritus Kris […]

MFI Speaks Life to Elizabeth Warren

by MFI News

I am down in D.C. this week with five Massachusetts pastors, taking part in the Family Research Council’s Watchmen on the Wall Conference.  We’re learning how churches can partner with groups like MFI to strategically influence the public square for the common good.  Sometimes pastors are uncomfortable filling their role of speaking God’s truth into the halls […]

Pro Life Legal Defense Fund Reaches Out to Pregnancy Centers

by MFI News

Next week, our friends at the Pro Life Legal Defense Fund will be hosting their 2017 Century Dinner where they will be honoring co-founders of the internationally acclaimed Bioethics Defense Fund, Attorneys Nikolas Nikas and Dorinda Bordlee. If any pregnancy care centers decide to have a representative purchase a ticket to their upcoming dinner, the Pro […]