Posts tagged with ‘sex ed mandate’

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Parental consent would “gut the bill”

by MFI News

In a 31-6 vote yesterday, the MA Senate approved the controversial Sex Ed Mandate bill. The debate and vote were nearly identical to the passage of a similar bill by the Senate in late 2015. That bill died in the House, and we are working to make sure this year’s Sex Ed bill meets the […]

Senate votes on Sex Ed Bill TOMORROW!

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, The Massachusetts State Senate will be voting on the controversial Sex Ed Mandate bill TOMORROW, and we need your help letting MA senators know the dangers of this bill. I will be speaking on The Kuhner Report today at 1:35 p.m., so tune in to WRKO AM 680 with Jeff […]

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 […]

CALL TO ACTION: Do you want your child learning THIS in school?

by MFI News

Just as Congress is working to defund Planned Parenthood at the national level, we’re working hard to stop them at the local level – specifically, your neighborhood school.  This morning, several parents and I went to the State House to testify against the Sex Ed Mandate.  These two identical bills would take control over what […]

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 […]

Coming Up: Pro-Family Lobby Day

by MFI News

For the past month, we have been hosting pre-lobby trainings around the state to help prepare MA citizens for our Annual Pro-Family Lobby Day! Now, we’re only two weeks away, and we’re excited to help mobilize you to be a voice for the family here in the Commonwealth. Please join us for Pro-Family Lobby Day Wednesday, March 8th from […]

Sex “Educators”: Live and Uncensored

by MFI News

Earlier this week, Planned Parenthood activists gathered in a Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain to promote “An Act Relative to Healthy Youth,” known as the Sex Ed Mandate.  About 60 advocates and observers (and one undercover MFI staffer) met to listen to politicians and storytellers argue in favor of requiring their grotesque version of “comprehensive […]

Pro-Family Lobby Day a success

by MFI News

Wednesday was “Pro-Family Lobby Day” on Beacon Hill. Some 50 “Citizen-Lobbyists” coming from all across the Commonwealth, joined MFI, Catholic Citizenship and the Renew Mass Coalition at the State House. They called on their legislators to represent their values by supporing legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, opposing the Sex Ed Mandate and its stripping away of […]

Pro-Family Lobby Day – February 2016

by MFI News

Next month, MFI, Renew MA Coalition and Catholic Citizenship are sponsoring an opportunity for you to put your faith and family values into action at this coming Pro-family Lobby Day on Beacon Hill. Please join us from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 24 at the Massachusetts State House, Room 437 as we express […]

Sex Ed Bill stalled after senate vote

by MFI News

Last night I sent you good news about stopping the Bathroom Bill for 2015. This morning, I am happy to let you know that the Sex Ed Bill didn’t make it through the legislature this year either. I spoke with a pro-family Senator yesterday around 9:30 p.m., after the Senate adjourned for the year, and […]