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Posts from May 2015

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Important Hearings at the State House Next Week!

by MFI News

The political season in Massachusetts is in full swing. As such, hearings on our legislative priorities will be scheduled throughout the summer. The first of these will take place on June 2 and 3. We encourage your attendance at these hearings, of which the times and locations are listed below. Your written testimonies and presence […]

Traditional Families Dubbed “Unfair”

by MFI News

A recent interview with philosopher and professor Adam Swift touted the conclusion that traditional families where children are raised by a married mother and father create an unfair advantage for those children over their contemporaries from unmarried parents.  I agree.  As we’ve shown in our report on Fatherlessness in Massachusetts, having a married mother and father in […]

Air Strike on Public Faith

by MFI News

You may have heard in the news this week that an Air Force Major General, stationed right here in MA at Hanscom AFB, is being threatened with court martial for talking about his faith in public.  As hard as that may be to believe, Fox News reports that a group calling themselves, ironically, the “Military Religious Freedom Foundation” […]

Your Kids Could Be Asked About Their “Sex Life” in School

by MFI News

Are your children taking these sex quizzes at school? According to Breitbart’s recent article “Schools Quiz Twelve-year-olds About Gay, Oral, and Anal Sex,” the controversial “Youth Risk Behavior Survey” asks students as young as 12 intrusive, inappropriate questions including: Which of the following best describes you? A. Heterosexual (straight) B. Gay or lesbian C. Bisexual […]

Joe Kennedy Opens the Door to Transgender Bathrooms in MA

by MFI News

CALL TO ACTION! MA Congressman Joe Kennedy announced last night that he is going to lead the charge in our Commonwealth for… the Bathroom Bill.  Transgender activists have apparently enlisted the young and famously-named congressman as the spokesman for their demands to get into all public bathrooms, locker rooms, and otherwise “lawfully sex-segregated facilities.”  They are hoping […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Local Sex-Change Case

by MFI News

There was a great deal of attention paid to the Supreme Court last week as it heard oral arguments on the question of same-sex  “marriage.”  Although we will have to wait until the end of June to learn the Court’s decision in that case, TODAY we saw the Supreme Court decline to hear the appeal of MA […]

Prayer and Petition at Our State House

by MFI News

This week, about 40 family-values advocates joined us at the State House for Lobby Day. Guests heard from eight pro-family legislators and other leaders of the movement on issues of life, human sexuality and parental rights. MFI staff were also able to educate attendants on how to be involved in the Bay State and approach legislators […]