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Posts from October 2011

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Boston Herald: Upton selectmen deny prayer rally, later repent

by mafamily

According to the Boston Herald, the board of selectmen in Upton, Massachusetts cited a constitutional “separation of church and state” while rejecting a resident’s request to hold a peaceful prayer vigil on the town common. (Note: the term “separation of church and state” is nowhere to be found in the U.S. Constitution or any state […]

Rick Perry addresses MFI’s sister organization in NH

by mafamily

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addressed our sister organization’s annual banquet last Friday evening in Concord, and I was there for the celebration as well. Cornerstone Action, the advocacy arm of New Hampshire family policy council, hosted the president candidate, and during his remarks he called on state legislators to repeal same-sex “marriage.” “As conservatives we […]

Panel: Boys and girls should received HPV vaccine

by mafamily

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 […]

FRC releases congressional rankings, including MA

by mafamily

Family Research Council (FRC), the leading national pro-family organization and MFI’s national policy affiliate, has released its 2012 Vote Scorecard for the members of the U.S. House and Senate. Of our state’s 10 members of the U.S. House, all but one received a 10% ranking. The other, Rep. William Keating (D-10), received 0%. On the […]

Celebration over, battles ongoing

by mafamily

Dear Friends of the Family, There have been times throughout our 20-year history that we celebrated massive victories, and times when we mourned some hard-fought losses. But last Friday night, with 500 supporters at the MFI 20th Anniversary Gala, it was a time to remember both wins and losses and everything in between. And while […]

New Hampshire same-sex “marriage” one-step closer to repeal

by mafamily

A proposal to repeal New Hampshire’s same-sex “marriage” law is on its way to the full House of Representatives in January. The House Judiciary committee voted 11-6 to send the amended measure, HB 437, out of committee. If approved, traditional marriage would be restored in the Granite State, while civil unions would be made available […]

Michael Reagan helps MFI celebrate 20 years

by mafamily

Last Friday, 500 supporters of family values came to the Marriott Hotel in Newton for fellowship and to hear the words of Michael Reagan. Mr. Reagan, the adopted son of President Ronald Reagan and actress Jane Wyman, spoke to some of the anti-family moves taking place in his home state of California, He then gave […]

Letter: Letting casino wolves run wild

by mafamily

Letting casino wolves run wild I am a strong supporter of Gov. Deval Patrick, but I think he’s facing a big mistake with the casino-gambling bill now headed toward a conference committee at the State House. While many courageous legislators (Sen. Jamie Eldridge, Sen. Susan Fargo, Sen. Kenneth Donnelly, Sen. Barry Finegold, Sen. Karen Spilka […]

CT: High school musical includes kiss by two male students

by mafamily

A Connecticut high school musical caused a public walkout after two men in the cast kissed during the performance, reports CBS Connecticut. The kiss occurred during a performance of the musical “Zanna Don’t!” at Hartford Public High School. “There was a public walkout by a bunch of students (when the kiss happened) … mostly male,” […]