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Posts from July 2011

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CA governor signs law adding lessons on gay history to school curriculum

by mafamily

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) last week signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools. The law requires public schools to include contributions of people who are gay, lesbians, bisexual and transgender in social studies classes. The new law, […]

House approves two solid pro-family amendments

by mafamily

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved two amendments to the Defense Appropriations Bill that affirm congressional support for traditional marriage and religious liberty. The first amendment, sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), would ensure that defense dollars are not used to implement military policy changes that violate DOMA. […]

Awareness campaign targets pornography

by mafamily

Pornography is silently and secretly destroying men, women, and children.  It is a pandemic ruining lives, marriages and families. America’s “pornified” society has eroded the cultural norms to the point that even a major TV network, using the public airwaves, is planning a program with a known pornographer and exploiter of women. This destructive trend […]

Getting their attention

by mafamily

Friends of the family, Our ads haven’t even been on the air 48 hours, but boy have they gotten the attention of the LGBT advocates for the Bathroom Bill: “Our opponents are getting desperate. The anti-LGBT Massachusetts Family Institute is flooding the airwaves with lies about the Transgender Equal Rights Bill” These are the words […]

Media campaign opposing Bathroom Bill begins Tuesday

by mafamily

July 12, 2011 For Immediate Release Media Campaign Opposing “Bathroom Bill” Begins Tuesday Protecting the Safety and Privacy for Women, Children and Students in Public Bathrooms Woburn, MA – MFI Action, the advocacy arm of the Massachusetts Family Institute, has launched a media campaign to educate citizens about the dangers of the Bathroom Bill, which […]

MFI to celebrate 20 years of service with gala celebration

by mafamily

As our year-long celebration of Massachusetts Family Institute’s twentieth year draws to an end later this year, we invite all our friends and supporters to one last grand event to mark this momentous occasion. On Friday, October 21, 2011, MFI will host a 20th Anniversary Gala at the Newton Marriott with special guest Michael Reagan. […]

Dog days

by mafamily

Friends of the Family, With the thermometer hitting 90, we are truly in the dog days of summer. Many of you are probably on vacation and may not read this message until you return, but the gears of government are still cranking on Beacon Hill. Unfortunately, it seems more and more like the process of […]

Moscow Demographic Summit ends with demand for governments to adopt a pro-family demographic policy

by mafamily

“The Moscow Demographic Summit: Family and The Future of Humankind” concluded with the adoption of a declaration demanding that governments everywhere adopt pro-family demographic policies. The Declaration was adopted by participants at the June 29-30 Summit held at the Russian State Social University, Russia’s largest university. Translated from Russian, The Declaration states in part: “We, […]

Veterans Affairs bans mention of God at funerals

by mafamily

According to our friends at the American Family Association, the Department of Veterans Affairs and its Director of the Houston National Cemetery, Arleen Ocasio, are engaging in religious viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment an the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, by adding new incidents of religious hostility. Since taking the directorship of the […]

Maine court rules school not obligated to accommodate transgender student

by mafamily

The Penobscot County Superior Court ruled that a school district was not obligated to accommodate a transgender student access and use of the girls’ bathroom because Maine does not have a law requiring that transgenders have full access to public facilities. This is the same lawsuit that has been going on for several years in […]