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Same-sex ‘Marriage’ and Polygamy on the move

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As 2013 comes to an end, it seems many of the implications of the breakdown of our law and culture surrounding marriage and family are playing out in accelerated fashion. Judges flaunt amendments protecting marriage and dismiss laws against polygamy.  What will it mean for religious liberty and freedom of speech as our society continues […]

40 Days for Life – Fall 2013

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 40 Days for Life locations in Massachusetts for the Fall 2013 campaign: 40 DAYS FOR LIFE – ATTLEBORO, MA website: www.40daysforlife.com/Attleboro contact: 40DFLAttleboro@comcast.net vigil site: Four Women, Inc. 150 Emory St. Attleboro, MA 40 DAYS FOR LIFE – BOSTON, MA – **new campaign!!** website: www.40daysforlife.com/Boston contact: Rita Russo, rita.a.russo@gmail.com, 617-285-4003 vigil site: Planned Parenthood […]

One Nation, Under God

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On the morning of September 4th, MFI’s Exec VP and General Counsel Andrew Beckwith attended oral arguments at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston on a case that could eliminate the Pledge of Allegiance from our public schools.  The American Humanist Association, on behalf of three atheist students and their parents in the Acton-Boxborough school […]

Counseling Ban

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You need to know about a new bill being discussed at the State House this summer.  HB 3907, sponsored by Representative Sciortino (he is also a lead sponsor of the Bathroom Bill), would restrict the rights of minors with unwanted same-sex attractions to seek out their treatment of choice and not be labeled as lesbian, […]

Unstoppable comes to MA

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The latest movie from Provident Films (makers of Courageous, October Baby, and Fireproof, to name a few) brings Kirk Cameron back to movie theaters September 24 with the follow-up to his record-breaking theatrical event, Monumental. In UNSTOPPABLE, a brand-new documentary, Kirk takes you on a personal and inspiring journey to better understand the biggest doubt-raiser in faith: […]

VIDEO: Kris Mineau reacts to DOMA decision on NECN Broadside

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Broadside: Cases settled, divide remains Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 7:32pm (NECN) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage Wednesday in two cases – DOMA and Prop 8. While gay activists are elated by the rulings, opponents say they’re not done fighting. Sue O’Connell is the publisher of Bay Windows, which serves […]

MFI Responds to Supreme Court Marriage Opinions

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“The Court got both of these decisions wrong, but they did NOT create a Constitutional right to redefine marriage.”   Monday, June 26, 2013 WOBURN — This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in U.S. v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the two cases before it dealing with same-sex marriage.  The […]

What “Comprehensive” health education really means…

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Any time you hear the term “comprehensive” as a way to describe legislation, you can be sure the government has big plans to invade a new corner of our lives.  “Comprehensive ‘health’ education” for our public schools is no exception.  That is why we at MFI are working hard to prevent legislation like this from […]

Board of Education meeting packed with pro-family supporters to address transgender policy

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MFI led a coalition of parents, educators, pastors and mental health professionals to the Board of Education meeting Tuesday morning to combat its radical transgender bathroom policy.  A number of pro-family speakers addressed the board, and although trans-activists were present, for once it was the pro-family supporters who dominated the gathering; lining the walls of […]

Media turns to MFI for Supreme Court analysis on marriage

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This week the Supreme Court heard two days of oral argument on the question of marriage.  The cases featured  California’s marriage amendment, known as “Proposition 8”, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or “DOMA.”  Given Massachusetts’ historic role in the legal battle over same sex ‘marriage,’ MFI was inundated with calls from the media. […]