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Traditional Families Dubbed “Unfair”

A recent interview with philosopher and professor Adam Swift touted the conclusion that traditional families where children are raised by a married mother and father create an unfair advantage for those children over their contemporaries from unmarried parents.  I agree.  As

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Serving Family Values for Breakfast on Beacon Hill

Yesterday morning, MFI staff hosted a legislative breakfast for state representatives, senators and aides at the Union Club, just across the street from the State House. At the breakfast legislators were briefed by MFI’s Director of Public Policy, Maureen Vacca,

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Report on Fatherlessness: Online Release

As we work to promote and preserve family values in our culture, we know we can’t put a price tag on the value of the traditional family as an institution.  But we are able to count the costs, both economically

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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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Same-sex 'Marriage' and Polygamy on the move

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.

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Sky Fall: Gender Ideology Comes to the Schoolhouse

by Adam J. MacLeod  and Andrew Beckwith Featured on www.thepublicdiscourse.com March 1st, 2013   Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children now have to conform to that principle at the risk of punishment.   In

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Study suggests risks from same-sex parenting

From The Washington Times – Sunday, June 10, 2012 Two studies released Sunday may act like brakes on popular social-science assertions that gay parents are the same as — or maybe better than — married mother-father parents. “The empirical claim

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Dan Quayle was right

Last week, Isabel Sawhill of the Brookings Institution wrote in the Washington Post ( no bastion of conservatism) that former Vice President Dan Quayle was right about Murphy Brown and unmarried mothers. You may remember his family values speech that

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CALLING ALL MEN

AWC Pregnancy Resource Centers in Roxbury, Revere, Fall River and Hyannis are saving hundreds of babies each year. But many more could be rescued from abortion if the father of the unborn child is involved in the decision to keep

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