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Religious Freedom

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Attend Pro-Family Lobby Day 2020

by mafamily

Protecting the sanctity of life from conception to natural death has never been more crucial here in Massachusetts. For the past year, we’ve been sounding the alarm about the extreme ROE act now pending on Beacon Hill. This “Infanticide Act” would expand legal abortion through all nine months, make it possible for minors to get […]

Flawed Study Used by Sex Ed Mandate Supporters

by mafamily

The recent passage of the Sex-Ed Mandate in the MA State Senate has renewed concerns over graphic sex ed curriculum already being taught in classrooms across the state. This legislation, if passed by the House and signed into law by Governor Baker, will mandate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), a specific type of graphic sex ed […]

Bibles vs. Voodoo Dolls in MA Schools

by mafamily

One of the most fulfilling parts of my job is assisting parents who contact the MFI office for help.  Often, they call because their son or daughter came home from school and they can’t believe what their child saw or heard that day in Sex Ed class.  We’ve been working with Massachusetts Informed Parents to […]

Federal Ruling Reinstates Protections for Faith-based Adoption Agencies

by mafamily

The executive branch delivered an enormous victory for religious freedom last week when the President reversed an anti-religious ruling from the Obama administration. Days before President Trump took the oath of office, President Obama declared that faith-based adoption and foster care agencies would be required to place children in same-sex households despite any religious convictions […]

Victories!

by MFI News

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 […]

MFI News: Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old & HHS Awards pro-life victory in Vermont

by MFI News

Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old Two weeks ago in Lawrence, a transgender “woman,” born Jakob Nieves, was arrested for sexually exploiting a 4-year-old girl. Nieves was caught when he purportedly sent pedophilic images to an undercover federal agent on a messaging platform called Kik. Unsurprisingly, most mainstream media has failed to pick up on this […]

A Tale of Two Teachers

by MFI News

I’ve been fielding phone calls and emails over the past year from teachers and parents who are struggling to navigate the new speech codes being implemented at schools around the Commonwealth.  Almost as soon as the first gender identity laws were passed in MA, our state board of education gained national attention for an 11-page […]

Masterpiece Cakeshop on the Chopping Block… Again

by MFI News

This week, we learned that Christian baker Jack Philips is once again being sued by the Colorado Human Rights Commission. This time, it’s for declining to create an expressive blue-and-pink cake celebrating a lawyer’s transition from male to female. The lawyer contacted Jack’s shop to request that cake on the day the U.S. Supreme Court announced […]

U.S. Supreme Court Votes in Favor of Religious Liberty!

by MFI News

Massachusetts Family Institute | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Monday, June 4, 2018 BOSTON – Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an historic ruling, striking down the State of Colorado’s decision against Jack Phillips. Though Jack served all customers, the State of Colorado punished Jack for declining to participate in a […]

CALL TO ACTION: Stand up for religious liberty in MA

by MFI News

We need your help to protect business owners from being targeted for their faith in Massachusetts.  Two weeks ago, I told you about a new bill at the State House that would seriously attack religious freedom, putting the livelihoods of some Massachusetts business owners on the line.  H.767 would prevent corporations from claiming certain religious […]