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Re-writing the history of same-sex “marriage?”

Fourteen years ago yesterday, the first same-sex “marriage” was officiated here in Massachusetts, as a result of the Commonwealth’s highest court unilaterally imposing the redefinition of marriage in the Goodridge decision.  Less than a decade later, 30 states had passed

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What does the marriage decision mean for us?

As the leading organization that has worked for over twenty years to strengthen families in the Commonwealth, we at Massachusetts Family Institute find today’s decision by the Supreme Court profoundly disappointing. There is overwhelming evidence that children do best and

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Marriage On Trial

For two and a half hours Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the question of redefining marriage.  The court considered two legal issues: first, whether there is a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, and second, whether

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Heather With Two Mommies Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage

You may have seen the article in Monday’s Boston Globe celebrating 25 years since the publishing of the infamous “children’s” book Heather Has Two Mommies, by Lesléa Newman. This purports to be the story of a little girl about to start day care, who is

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MFI Weighs In on the Recent Supreme Court Decision

Yesterday, MFI President Andrew Beckwith discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on gay marriage with the local media. Monday, the Supreme Court chose to dismiss appeals in five states seeking to keep same-sex marriage bans, a move that gay-“marriage”

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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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