Posts tagged with ‘supreme court’

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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 […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Massachusetts Family Institute Weighs in on Today’s SCOTUS Abortion Hearing

by MFI News

Massachusetts Family Institute | Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Lena Wakim | lena@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Massachusetts Family Institute Weighs in on Today’s SCOTUS Abortion Hearing Mass Family Institute:  The court should uphold Texas law requiring all surgical centers to be treated the same. Wednesday, March 2, 2016 WOBURN — Massachusetts Family Institute is proud to announce that its […]

Your voice for family values

by MFI News

One of my goals for 2016 is to increase MFI’s presence in the media, because an important part of our mission is to be the voice for family values in Massachusetts.  I’m happy to say that we are off to a great start. Just this week, I was quoted in an article featured in two […]

Marriage Primer: 5 Things You Should Know Before the Court Rules

by MFI News

Within the next 96 hours (Friday or Monday morning), we will be getting a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the definition of marriage.  No matter the outcome, this decision will have broad implications for the future of families in our Commonwealth and nation. As we prepare for the Court’s decision, here are a […]

Traditional Families Dubbed “Unfair”

by MFI News

A recent interview with philosopher and professor Adam Swift touted the conclusion that traditional families where children are raised by a married mother and father create an unfair advantage for those children over their contemporaries from unmarried parents.  I agree.  As we’ve shown in our report on Fatherlessness in Massachusetts, having a married mother and father in […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Local Sex-Change Case

by MFI News

There was a great deal of attention paid to the Supreme Court last week as it heard oral arguments on the question of same-sex  “marriage.”  Although we will have to wait until the end of June to learn the Court’s decision in that case, TODAY we saw the Supreme Court decline to hear the appeal of MA […]

Marriage On Trial

by MFI News

For two and a half hours Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the question of redefining marriage.  The court considered two legal issues: first, whether there is a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, and second, whether a state must recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage […]

A Quick Explanation of Tomorrow’s Gay Marriage Case at the Supreme Court

by MFI News

Tomorrow, April 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the matter of same-sex marriage. A record 139 legal briefs from various individuals and groups have been submitted to the Court arguing for or against requiring states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Despite the monumental nature of this case, it is […]

The Children Have Spoken

by MFI News

In less than two weeks, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in cases that will lead to a national decision about gay marriage. Whatever that decision is, the ruling will ultimately impact our country for generations to come. With LGBT activists pushing hard to spread their depraved agenda, our nation’s leaders need your prayers more […]

Prop 8 challenges continue in CA

by mafamily

There are currently thirteen (13) attorneys working on the legal defense team in California defending Proposition 8, the citizen approved law that upholds traditional marriage in California. This team includes some of the best civil litigators in the country, from both private law firms as well as public interest law firms such as the Alliance […]