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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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A Win for Life at the Infanticide Hearing

Dear Friend of the Family, Monday’s Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Infanticide Bill was a win for life. Over 700 pro-life advocates flooded the State House, many of whom testified before the committee, sharing the truth about abortion. This was

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First Comes (Gay) Marriage, Then… (Our) Children

MFI continues to analyze last week’s Supreme Court decision to radically redefine the notion of marriage and the many implications that flow from it.  On Friday, I wrote to you mainly about the increasing threat to religious liberty.  Today, I

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Be a Voice for Parental Rights TOMORROW

If you know the name “Justina Pelletier,” then you remember the painful and confusing 15 months that the Pelletier family experienced when the  Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) ripped their youngest daughter from their hands. When her parents

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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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Justina finally home!

It has been a heart-wrenching 16 months for the Pelletier family, but now, with the Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) long overdue motion and Judge Johnston’s eventual dismissal of the child-protection case, Justina Pelletier is free at last! Three weeks

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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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