Posts tagged with ‘religious liberty’

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A pot of corporate gold at the end of a rainbow flag

by MFI News

Late this past Friday, we learned that the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade finally gave in to the demands of a group called “Out Vets” who have been agitating for years to insert their rainbow flags and anti-Catholic message into the parade.  The Allied War Veterans of South Boston, who organize the parade, had resisted what they […]

TAKE ACTION: Tell President Trump to Protect Religious Liberty

by MFI News

As recent challenges to our religious liberty here in MA have shown, people of faith need protection from hostile government bureaucrats and activist judges. Therefore, I am grateful that President Trump has promised to protect our Constitutional freedom of religion. Now is our chance to hold him to that promise! Yesterday, we at Massachusetts Family Institute, […]

SCOTUS Nominee a Strong Defender of Life and Liberty

by MFI News

Like many of you, I was eager to see if President Trump would make good on his pledge to nominate a conservative Supreme Court Justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia.  I was therefore very happy to hear the president announce last night that he is nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch.  Several weeks ago, I had […]

Putting faith back in the public square

by MFI News

Today we witnessed the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and another peaceful transfer of power in our country. During the inauguration ceremony on the steps of the Capitol, we heard the thoughts and prayers of a number of faith leaders such as Rabbi Marvin Hier, Bishop Wayne Jackson, Rev. Samuel […]

Victory for religious freedom in MA!

by MFI News

Yesterday, we celebrated a real win for religious freedom.  Both MA Attorney General Maura Healey and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) voluntarily reversed their new transgender polices to acknowledge the constitutional right of churches to teach and operate consistently with their faith.  As many of you know, in September of this year, the unelected […]

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

by MFI News

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:  […]

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 […]

Dr. Paul Church featured on Fox News

by MFI News

I know many of you have been closely following the ordeal of Dr. Paul Church, the Harvard affiliated physician who was ousted from his practice at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for speaking up about the health risks of homosexual activity.  This afternoon, his story was prominently featured on the home page of foxnews.com. At […]

Catholic all-girls school must hire active homosexual

by MFI News

Two major assaults on religious liberty have occurred this week in Massachusetts. Please see my article in the NewBostonPost on yesterday’s decision to force Catholic schools to hire homosexuals as well as Dr. Church losing his appeal because of his stand on homosexuality. Given this news, I just finished updating the final draft of our Engage the Bay […]

Support for Religious Liberty

by MFI News

As the fight for religious liberty rages on, be encouraged in knowing that people of faith are standing for truth and morality in the public square—and they’re receiving faithful support. According to the NewBostonPost, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, says she met briefly with the Pope during […]