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Posts from June 2014

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SCOTUS: Hobby Lobby Decision Protects Family Businesses’ First Amendment Rights

by MFI News

WOBURN, MA — Massachusetts Family Institute (MFI) hails today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court as a major victory for religious liberty.  It is the second pro-life decision by the Court in less than a week. “The Court struck down the Massachusetts buffer zone last week and, today, overruled the federal mandate forcing family businesses to provide […]

BREAKING NEWS: Casinos WILL be on the ballot!

by MFI News

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled this morning to allow the state casino law to appear in the November ballot. This comes just days after more than 26,000 additional petition signatures from across the Commonwealth were submitted to the Secretary of State’s office. “We conclude that the Attorney General erred in declining to certify, and […]

Kris Mineau stands for marriage at national event

by MFI News

MFI President Emeritus Kris Mineau and his wife, Lura, joined thousands of other citizens from across America at the National Organization for Marriage‘s (NOM) second annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C. yesterday. At a rally in front of the Capitol Building, national speakers including Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone from San Francisco, civil rights pioneer […]

Justina finally home!

by MFI News

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 ago, MFI’s Andrew Beckwith stood amongst the hundreds of people who rallied on the steps […]

Sealed with a Kiss – Spoken Word by Ashley King

by MFI News

Local Massachusetts writer, teacher and home school mother Ashley King has a passion for challenging people to stand for Biblical truth, and one of the many ways she acts on this passion is through “spoken word,” a powerful form of on-stage poetry. In her most recent spoken word, “Sealed with a Kiss,” Ashley addresses the issue of […]