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Pornographic ‘Comprehensive Sexuality Education’ in Massachusetts Public Schools

by mafamily

This article first appeared in the New Boston Post. Is it age-appropriate to introduce 12-year old children to anal sex? Is it medically accurate to encourage students to protect against sexually transmitted infections by using non-microwaveable Saran Wrap as a prophylactic for oral sex? Planned Parenthood thinks so, and so does the Massachusetts Department of […]

Sex-ed Mandate up for a vote in MA Senate

by mafamily

The Massachusetts State Senate is set to vote next week on an “Act Relative to Healthy Youth”, which is a euphemism for a state-wide, sex-education mandate. This legislation is something MFI has been helping supporters stay up to date on for awhile now. You can read our latest posts here, here, and here.  We’re still evaluating […]

MFI Informs Stoneham Parents About Pornographic Sex Ed

by mafamily

Is it age-appropriate to introduce twelve-year old children to anal sex? Is it medically accurate to encourage students to protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by using non-microwaveable Saran Wrap as a prophylactic for oral sex? Planned Parenthood thinks so, and so does the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), which lists Planned […]

In a Blue State, Parents Beat Planned Parenthood’s Sex Ed Push

by mafamily

(Originally Appeared in The Daily Signal on Nov. 26, 2019) Worcester, the second largest city in solidly blue Massachusetts, was the scene of a sex ed showdown between Planned Parenthood and concerned parents and church leaders. Last February, more than 75 of those parents and church leaders stood up alongside the Massachusetts Family Institute to outnumber pro-Planned […]

#GenderSnowperson?

by mafamily

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 “never assume boys have penises.” Parents would likely never have discovered this LGBTQ+ indoctrination of […]

Summit on the Sexualization of Children

by MFI News

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 player on many of our issues, hosted its first ever Summit on the Sexualization of […]

They can’t make you teach that…

by MFI News

I received an email this week from a parent who is trying to opt their young teenager out of Sex Ed in their local public school. Under current Massachusetts law, parents have a clear right to do this, and schools may not penalize a student for being exempted from those lessons. However, this parent was being told […]

They can’t make you say it

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, After a sweltering end to the summer, it finally seems like fall is here.  For many of us, that means back to school.  One of the new challenges several parents have shared with me is their children being required to use the “preferred pronouns” of classmates in the throws of […]

MFI and the New Battle of Bunker Hill

by MFI News

News Release from Alliance Defending Freedom: BEDFORD, Mass. – Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) sent a letter Tuesday to Bunker Hill Community College over its speech and student organization policies after it ordered students with the campus Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter to stop distributing copies of the U.S. Constitution.  MFI’s Andrew Beckwith, one of […]

MFI presents…

by MFI News

I am excited to introduce a brand new resource for churches and small groups to learn how to impact our local culture.  MFI has developed a biblically-based curriculum that educates and informs people of faith about the specific challenges to our family values here in Massachusetts. The class materials teach from the perspectives of scripture, culture, […]