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Planned Parenthood fires CEO

by MFI News

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 […]

Cautiously Optimistic on Kavanaugh

by MFI News

Monday night, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Kennedy on the Supreme Court.  The left continued their hysteria, insisting that this change in the court would spell doom for their progressive agenda.  Some conservatives also raised concerns that Kavanaugh’s commitment to precedent makes it unlikely that he would vote to overturn Roe […]

Obamacare Repeal Moving Forward

by MFI News

Within hours of the release of the EO on religious liberty, the House of Representatives passed a partial repeal of ObamaCare.  It largely defunds Planned Parenthood for the next year by eliminating more than $390 million (roughly 80%) of federal funding for the abortion giant.  You can watch this year’s banquet speaker Hugh Hewitt discuss this […]

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 […]

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. […]

Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman

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 The Podium Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman By Kris Mineau March 25, 2013 Marriage between a man and a woman has been the paradigm, the bedrock social institution of diverse cultures and civilizations for all of recorded human history. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the radical experiment that began in Massachusetts will reach […]

Stand with Hobby Lobby

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How much money is a clear conscience worth? A Christian family-owned American business is now finding out. The Green family, owners of the retail chain Hobby Lobby, are facing daily fines of $1.3 million dollars for their refusal to comply with the Obamacare mandate requiring that employers provide coverage for the morning after pill, a drug […]

VIDEO: Andrew Beckwith talks SCOTUS, DOMA

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Additionally, Andrew was quoted by the Boston Globe: A state organization that has advocated against gay marriage, the Massachusetts Family Institute, said it hopes the Supreme Court will uphold both the Defense of Marriage Act and the California ban on same-sex marriage. “At issue in these cases is, ultimately, the question of whether the government […]