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MFI’s Mary Ellen is ‘on call’ for MA families

Because of Covid-related school closures, parents have had a unique opportunity to observe and critique what is being taught to their children. One area of particular concern MFI is addressing is the curricula being used in the various school districts’

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How To Homeschool When You’re Not A Homeschooler

As of this morning, nearly one million Massachusetts children found themselves effectively ‘homeschoolers.’ Governor Baker’s order closing all public and private K-12 schools from now until April 7th will hopefully help stop the spread of Covid-19, but it is also requiring

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#GenderSnowperson?

One story garnering a lot of attention this week is the Gender Snowperson that’s being taught to 4th graders in Lexington public schools. Yes. You read that right. The Gender Snowperson is a tool used to teach 9 and 10-year-olds to

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Summit on the Sexualization of Children

This week, MFI was at our nation’s capital, hearing from experts on issues related to life, liberty, and religious freedom. We were joined by our fellow Family Policy Councils from across the country. On Wednesday, the Heritage Foundation, a national

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Don’t Leave the Room

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

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I Need Your Help to Fight the Counseling Ban

Last week I wrote to you about the threat of the Sexual Orientation Counseling Ban circulating on Beacon Hill.  Well, I was at the State House yesterday afternoon for the Celebration of Life Day (more on that below) when I received

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The tragic and confusing case of Justina Pelletier

The common question for many regarding the Justina Pelletier case is, “How is this happening?” Justina’s parents just want their daughter home, but due to the Department of Children and Families (DCF)’s objection to the motion filed by Justina’s parents

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MA Transgender Agenda Makes National News

MFI broke a national news story Friday afternoon, February 15th, with our raising the alarm about the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education’s new transgender bathroom policy. The document states that school bath rooms, locker rooms, and athletic teams must now be open

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