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Sex vs Gender: Confusing? They Shouldn’t Be

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While Beacon Hill legislators debated adding a gender “X” designation to state IDs this week, it became clear that no one was actually looking at the state-issued documents that are at the center of this legislation.  Proponents of the bill testified that current ID’s don’t accurately reflect their “gender.” But if you pull out your MA […]

Business Owner? Entrepreneur? Grow with us!

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Every year, over 500 guests from around the Bay State join together at MFI’s Annual Fundraising Banquet to hear from a dynamic pro-family speaker and to celebrate our shared family values. As many from our network of family advocates gather at this event, we believe this is an excellent opportunity for local small business, services, […]

What Would You Say?

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A year and a half ago, Joe Backholm, the former President of our sister organization the Family Policy Institute of Washington, shared with me his vision for equipping the church with good answers to tough questions – make short videos. I’ll admit, at first I was a bit skeptical. I’d rather read an article than […]

MFI News: Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old & HHS Awards pro-life victory in Vermont

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Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old Two weeks ago in Lawrence, a transgender “woman,” born Jakob Nieves, was arrested for sexually exploiting a 4-year-old girl. Nieves was caught when he purportedly sent pedophilic images to an undercover federal agent on a messaging platform called Kik. Unsurprisingly, most mainstream media has failed to pick up on this […]

Planned Parenthood forgoes $60 million in tax dollars

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Midnight on Monday this week was the deadline for healthcare providers receiving federal funds to demonstrate they would commit to no longer providing abortions. This requirement stems from the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Title X standard, the “Protect Life Rule,” which aims to ensure that health clinics engaged in abortion will no […]

Don’t Leave the Room

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For those of us with kids in school, especially those involved in youth sports, this time of year often includes a visit to the pediatrician’s office for an annual physical.  A number of parents have contacted me over the years with horror stories about their young, adolescent children being asked all kinds of inappropriate, confusing, […]

Vaping no, Marijuana yes?

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Our lawmakers have been busy this summer working on a new legislative initiative affecting youth, one that many of us would likely support. In response to the rapid rise of tobacco addiction in teens, Beacon Hill is seeking to ban vaping (e-cigarettes). Although this ban would be the first of its kind in the U.S., […]

Peak Transgender-ism Waxes Ugly

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Dear Friend of the Family, A few weeks ago, MFI wrote on highschool girls in Connecticut who are fighting back against the transgender movement’s aggressive attack on women’s sports. While we received tons of positive feedback from that post, a viral story this week reminds us that sports aren’t the only arena LGBTQ+ activists are […]

Planned Parenthood fires CEO

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If you haven’t heard, Planned Parenthood just fired their President and CEO, Dr. Leana Wen, because Wen wanted to focus primarily on “health care” issues rather than political advocacy. Dr. Wen wrote in her statement that the “board leadership has determined that the priority of Planned Parenthood moving forward is to double down on abortion rights advocacy.” Not […]

The Girls Finally Fight Back

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I’m delighted to introduce MFI’s new Communications Director, Molly Lukić. She joined our team last month after having worked in the office of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (TN). Her first day on the job was the marathon Infanticide Act hearing on Beacon Hill (Welcome to Massachusetts!). She jumped right in and her contributions have already proved […]