Posts from October 2015

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A Letter to Legislators Regarding the Bathroom Bill

by MFI News

Yesterday we hand-delivered copies of this letter to every legislator on Beacon Hill. It highlights a bizarre case of alleged “discrimination,” but shows clearly that transgender “rights” are already being strictly enforced in MA public accommodations, like hospitals, and undermines the legal arguments attempting to justify the Bathroom Bill to our legislators: Dear Legislator,          My staff and I have […]

Is Your Quality of Life Too Low?

by MFI News

Hundreds of concerned citizens turned out yesterday for the public hearing on House Bill 1991, the Physician-Assisted Suicide bill.  The pro-life side was well-represented with doctors, lawyers, faith leaders and even misdiagnosed patients testifying against the bill. MFI Legal Counsel Jonathan Alexandre and I both spoke out against the bill as well. It was revealing how […]

Speak Out Against Assisted Suicide

by MFI News

This Tuesday, October 27, MFI staff will be heading to the State House in Boston to speak out against the horror that is physician-assisted suicide. Please join us at 1 p.m. in Hearing Room A1-A2 as we stand up for those who will be victimized by HB 1991, “An act affirming a terminally ill patient’s right to compassionate […]

Legislators still meeting about Bathroom Bill

by MFI News

Thank you to the many of you who have contacted your legislators, whether by phone call or email, in opposition to the Bathroom Bill. The Judiciary Committee members could vote to send this dangerous bill to the floor of the House after any of their meetings, and we need you to keep the pressure on them to […]

Why the transgender movement is NOT the same as the civil rights movement

by MFI News

MFI led the charge on Beacon Hill against the Bathroom Bill at yesterday’s legislative hearing. We had several pro-family panels of experts standing up for the right to privacy and security for all Massachusetts citizens in intimate spaces. These included lawyers, pastors and teachers, as well as MFI’s own legal counsel and myself. Unlike most hearings, there […]

PRESS RELEASE: Legislators Must Protect Privacy and Security of Women and Children First

by MFI News

Massachusetts Family Institute | Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lena Wakim | lena@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Legislators Must Protect Privacy and Security of Women and Children First Mass Family Institute:  Gender identity bill is a threat to privacy and legally redundant. WOBURN (October 6, 2015) — This afternoon on Beacon Hill, Massachusetts Family Institute will join dozens of concerned parents, educators, pastors, and […]

Support for Religious Liberty

by MFI News

As the fight for religious liberty rages on, be encouraged in knowing that people of faith are standing for truth and morality in the public square—and they’re receiving faithful support. According to the NewBostonPost, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, says she met briefly with the Pope during […]

Second Nationwide Planned Parenthood Protest This Saturday

by MFI News

This past August, MFI staff joined 400 outside Boston’s Planned Parenthood facility to peacefully protest against its barbaric selling of baby body parts. Thousands of others protested nationwide, speaking out against the abortion giant’s mutilation of children and manipulation of women for financial benefit. Next Saturday, October 10, another nationwide ProtestPP rally will take place, and we […]

TOMORROW: Bathroom Bill Hearing

by MFI News

Coming up this Tuesday, October 6, the Judiciary Committee will hear testimony on the dangerous Bathroom Bill, and we need you there.  Please join us at Gardner Auditorium in the State House at 12:30 p.m. for the hearing, which will officially begin at 1 p.m. You don’t need to testify, but your presence will make […]