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Parental consent would “gut the bill”

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

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Senate votes on Sex Ed Bill TOMORROW!

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

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Legislators Consider the Underage Abortion Bill

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

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Lawrence Pastors Fight Pot Shops & WIN!

There is no reason that the church in Massachusetts should be losing the culture war, and Tuesday night in Lawrence was Exhibit A!  At 11:15 p.m. on July 11th, the overwhelming presence of the local church was the catalyst that

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Transgenderism IS child abuse

Over the past week, two friends of MFI have made national headlines for boldly telling the truth about transgenderism’s devastating impact on children.  Walt Heyer (whose testimony before the MA legislature last month can be viewed here) published an article

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Yesterday’s Supreme Court win

My colleagues at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) won a major victory for religious liberty at the Supreme Court yesterday.  The Court ruled in Trinity Lutheran that the state cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a government program simply

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Save the Date: MFI fundraising banquet with Hugh Hewitt

As the summer approaches, MFI staff and volunteers are excitedly planning for our 26th Annual Fundraising Banquet this October featuring national radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt! (Don’t miss the Early Bird Price – reserve your tickets TODAY!) Hewitt is also

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Fight Back Against the Counseling Ban!

Yesterday’s hearing on the Counseling Ban bill should be a wake-up call to families.  The LGBTQ lobby was out in full force in an effort to push through legislation that would prevent children from getting the help they need to

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Counseling Ban Legislation Confronted with Reality of Changed Lives

Massachusetts Family Institute | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400   Tuesday, June 6, 2017 BOSTON – The Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities heard testimony today on two identical bills that would interfere with

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MFI on Fox25 Boston

Dear Friend of the Family, At 3:30 Friday afternoon I received a call from a Fox25 reporter asking if she could come by and interview me about the Counseling Ban legislation within the next hour.  I was grateful for the

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