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Soul Surfer has strong opening weekend

Thanks in part to the great work of faith communities around the nation, the inspirational movie “Soul Surfer” had a very successful opening weekend last weekend. The movie surprised the movie industry by finishing the weekend with the second highest

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School renames Easter eggs Spring Spheres

A sophomore at a private high school in Seattle, Washington, while participating in a community service project, encountered a third grade teacher who required that Easter eggs being handed out during class be referred to as “Spring Spheres.” “At the

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Maryland sends bathroom bill to defeat for year

The Maryland Senate has ended debate for this year on their version of the “bathroom bill,” leaving gay activists “greatly disappointed.” The Senate voted 27-20 to send the bill back to committee for further study, with advocates saying they will

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Same-sex marriage looks dead in Rhode Island

Even with the House Speaker and Governor throwing their weight behind it, same-sex “marriage” looks to go down in defeat once more in the Ocean State. Rhode Island legislators have been hearing loudly from voters that same-sex “marriage” is a

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Senate to vote on Planned Parenthood funding today

For three decades, Planned Parenthood has received billions in taxpayer funds. Despite being a billion-dollar-a-year corporation, Planned Parenthood annually receives $363,200,000 – 33 percent of its income – from “government grants and contracts,” that is, from taxpayer dollars. By the

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Bill would allow more embryo experimentation in MA

On Tuesday, I testified before the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies in opposition to HB 151, an Act Clarifying Chapter 111L-Biotechnology. I began my remarks by going on record that Massachusetts Family Institute supports stem cell research,

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Come out and make a difference

Faith of the Patriots – Only a few tickets left With just four days until our special “Faith of the Patriots” event, time (and tickets!) are running out. Be sure you purchase you tickets before Friday to ensure that you

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National Day of Prayer just one month away

Once again, MFI is joining the National Day of Prayer Task Force for the 60th annual observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5, 2011, where we will join with government leaders and people in communities all

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“Soul Surfer” opens Friday with great message

This Friday, the wonderful movie “Soul Surfer” is opening in theaters nationwide. This moving and inspirational film is about the young girl who lost her arm in a shark attack, but with her strong Christian faith, rallied back, conquered her

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SCOTUS upholds parents’ rights, religious liberty

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) dismissed a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s provision of tax credits for contributions to private-schools – even religious schools. The 5-4 decision held that opponents of the 14-year-old program lacked legal “standing”

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