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VICTORY: Senate declines to ratify CRPD

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate, by a vote of 61-38, refused to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The successful derailing of this treaty came despite votes of support from both Senators John

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DOMA, PROP 8 and SCOTUS

Justice Antonin Scalia warned that once the Supreme Court overturned state bans on sodomy, that same-sex “marriage” would soon be before the court. That day has now come, and we could learn as soon as Friday what the Supreme Court

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Kris Mineau statement on UNCRPD vote in Senate

MFI President Kris Mineau released the following statement after the US Senate failed to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The final vote was 61-38, short of the 2/3 majority (67 votes) needed

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What was Washington thankful for?

Listen to Kris Mineau: [audio:https://www.mafamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/kris-thanksgiving.mp3|autostart=yes] If the audio player does not automatically start, click here. In 1789, President George Washington penned the Thanksgiving Proclamation, commissioning a national public day of thanksgiving and prayer. Two hundred and twenty-three years later, we

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Medical marijuana fight moves to cities, towns

Though Question 3 was approved by 63% of voters last week, paving the way for medical marijuana to be made available in Massachusetts, residents in some towns are being proactive by working to ensure that a pot shop doesn’t open

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Boston Cardinal addresses national audience on MA Q2 Victory

By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, thanked his fellow bishops and Catholic organizations from across the United States for helping to defeat doctor-assisted suicide on the Massachusetts statewide ballot Nov. 6.

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Dr. Bennett speaks about schools and values

As former Education Secretary under President Reagan, Dr. Bill Bennett speaks from experience on the good, the bad and the ugly in the U.S. public school system. During his remarks at our annual MFI Banquet earlier this month, Dr. Bennett

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Dr. Bennett addresses MFI banquet

Thanks to all those who helped make our 21st Annual MFI Banquet a tremendous success.  With more than 500 in attendance, this was our biggest banquet ever!  We were honored to have Cardinal Sean O’Malley give the invocation and Dr.

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