Victories!

The past two weeks have seen many blessings for pro-family advocates across the country and right here in Massachusetts! We hope you feel encouraged by these major victories. Arizona Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win for Religious Freedom Two young women, Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, own and operate a small business together that specializes in […]

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 and her own court-appointed attorney, Justina is still in government custody. About a year ago, […]

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 our discussions with advocates of redefining marriage, we often hear that defenders of marriage and […]

MA AG Opposes 'Medical' Marijuana Bill

Medical marijuana would create ‘huge headache,’ Coakley says With a question poised to go before voters in the fall legalizing medical marijuana, Attorney General Martha Coakley on Thursday said she worried the policy proposal would be difficult and costly to enforce if it passes. “My position is if this passes as a ballot question it’s going to […]

Marijuana bill is smoke and mirrors – not good medicine.

Staff Members Maureen Vacca and Andrew Beckwith were among the first to testify at the State House this morning on the proposed ‘medical marijuana’ bill, HB 3885.  Andrew pointed out that the draft legislation allows for marijuana to be prescribed for any ailment imaginable and that it would be sold by untrained ‘dispensary agents’, not […]

Panel: Boys and girls should received HPV vaccine

According to a panel from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), boys as young as 9 years old and girls as young as 11 years old should be immunized against HPV, a disease that is contracted through sexual activity and sometimes results in cancer. The panel […]

Bill would allow more embryo experimentation in MA

On Tuesday, I testified before the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies in opposition to HB 151, an Act Clarifying Chapter 111L-Biotechnology. I began my remarks by going on record that Massachusetts Family Institute supports stem cell research, as long it does not involve the destruction of human embryos. I proceeded to explain […]

Girl cured of brain cancer using adult stem cells

According to media report, a four-year-old girl in Spain who was treated with umbilical cord stem cells has been cured of a brain tumor. Alba Martinez was born in the province of Cádiz in 2007 and despite her good health, her parents say they decided to provider her with “life insurance” by means of preserving […]