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Merry Christmas from MFI!

by MFI News

Dear Friends of the Family, This afternoon, MFI staff celebrated Christmas at the State House with the revealing of a beautiful nativity scene and singing carols about Christ’s birth for all to hear.  We are grateful to State Representative Jim Lyons from Andover and the many others who made possible this spreading of Christmas cheer […]

A few spots left for tomorrow’s Decision America bus

by MFI News

Tomorrow (August 30) at 12 p.m., the Boston Common will be filled with like-minded people of faith lifting up our Commonwealth and our nation in prayer. We encourage you, your family and your church to join us for Franklin Graham’s Decision America Tour in front of the State House! For those of you still looking for […]

Three ways to prepare for this month’s Decision American rally in Boston

by MFI News

This month, thousands will rally with Franklin Graham for the Decision America Tour stop in Massachusetts at noon on Tuesday, August 30 at the State House in Boston. In preparation for this event, here are three things to consider: 1. Invite your pastor to attend the prayer rally. Encourage your pastor to be a part of this […]

What you didn’t hear about Wednesday’s vote

by MFI News

As MFI’s communications director, I know we are fighting an uphill battle for family values in Massachusetts, and yesterday’s vote in the MA House to pass the Bathroom Bill was disappointing.  Nevertheless, we have reason to be encouraged. What you may not have read in the news is that there were hundreds of faithful citizens gathered […]

Bathroom Bill Vote on Wednesday – Can you join us?

by MFI News

Friends of MFI, The Massachusetts legislature is preparing to pass one of the worst pieces of legislation on Beacon Hill, the Transgender Bathroom and Locker room bill. It has already passed the State Senate, and the House will be voting on the Bathroom Bill this Wednesday, June 1st. Even more discouraging is that the House voted […]

More than 160 parents and children filled the stairs!

by MFI News

We put out the call last week for pro-family supporters to fill the Grand Staircase at the State House in solidarity against the Bathroom Bill… and you DID IT!  More than 160 parents, grandparents and children gathered to call on legislators to protect the safety and privacy of our families. Thank you to all who were able to […]

Parents Stand Up for Privacy and Safety of Their Children – Oppose Bathroom Bill

by MFI News

After the MA Senate passed its version of the Bathroom Bill two weeks ago with NO protections for parents or children, concerned citizens are gathering at the State House to make their voices heard in advance of a likely MA House vote on Wednesday. Massachusetts Family Institute will hold a press conference Tuesday asking legislators […]

Last Chance to Stop the Bathroom Bill?

by MFI News

Last week, we held a very successful press conference to oppose the bathroom bill before it was voted on in the MA Senate.  But there is a problem with this picture.  As one of the moms present said to me afterwards, “We should have FILLED those stairs!”  As moms usually are, she was right. That’s why we […]

Important Hearings at the State House Next Week!

by MFI News

The political season in Massachusetts is in full swing. As such, hearings on our legislative priorities will be scheduled throughout the summer. The first of these will take place on June 2 and 3. We encourage your attendance at these hearings, of which the times and locations are listed below. Your written testimonies and presence […]

Prayer and Petition at Our State House

by MFI News

This week, about 40 family-values advocates joined us at the State House for Lobby Day. Guests heard from eight pro-family legislators and other leaders of the movement on issues of life, human sexuality and parental rights. MFI staff were also able to educate attendants on how to be involved in the Bay State and approach legislators […]