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Posts from December 2016

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Please tell your legislators to OPPOSE secret abortions for minors

by MFI News

“Twas the night before Christmas” and the State House abortion advocates were busy secretively planning to push through a parental rights assault bill. But MFI and other pro-family and pro-life organizations have been vigilant and discovered these stirrings. Last Thursday, December 22, while we were celebrating the Nativity at the State House, the House Ways and […]

Stand with MFI in 2017

by MFI News

2016 has been an exciting year of growth and change at MFI as we have taken on new staff and developed innovative strategies to help strengthen the family and fight for your religious liberty here in Massachusetts. This past year we have, Mobilized MA citizens in the fight against the Bathroom Law. MFI staff worked […]

Merry Christmas from MFI!

by MFI News

Dear Friends of the Family, This afternoon, MFI staff celebrated Christmas at the State House with the revealing of a beautiful nativity scene and singing carols about Christ’s birth for all to hear.  We are grateful to State Representative Jim Lyons from Andover and the many others who made possible this spreading of Christmas cheer […]

Come to the State House to Celebrate Another Victory for Religious Freedom!

by MFI News

Right on the heels of last week’s religious freedom victory over the Bathroom Law, the Speaker of the House of Representatives has given permission to celebrate Christmas at the State House with a Nativity Scene. Initially the request for a Nativity Scene was refused with the standard “No Religious Events” answer, but thanks to the […]

Victory for religious freedom in MA!

by MFI News

Yesterday, we celebrated a real win for religious freedom.  Both MA Attorney General Maura Healey and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) voluntarily reversed their new transgender polices to acknowledge the constitutional right of churches to teach and operate consistently with their faith.  As many of you know, in September of this year, the unelected […]

Massachusetts churches free to serve their communities without being forced to abandon beliefs

by MFI News

CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact   Massachusetts churches free to serve their communities without being forced to abandon beliefs ADF lawsuit prompts state officials to reverse course, respect churches’ religious freedom WHO:  ADF attorney and allied attorney, pastors who filed suit against Massachusetts officials WHAT:  News conference regarding lawsuit, Horizon Christian Fellowship v. Williamson WHEN:  […]

URGENT call for legislature to delay marijuana law enactment

by MFI News

The nefarious Marijuana ballot question is scheduled to take effect this Thursday, December 15th, but a considerable amount of confusion and insufficient time to prepare for this poorly drafted law demands legislators delay its implementation. One key defective piece of the law that needs fixing is the home-grow provisions. Colorado’s law has had significant problems because of it […]

A Lot of Money for a “Little Weed”

by MFI News

The Boston Globe reported this morning that the cost of implementing the newly passed recreational marijuana law will be close to $30 million in in its first year!  Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago we were all being inundated with campaign ads telling us how much tax revenue marijuana sales were going to bring in to […]

MFI Stands for Your Religious Freedom

by MFI News

Earlier this week, I was down in DC at a national strategy conference hosted by our legal ministry friends at Alliance Defending Freedom.  This gave me the opportunity to spend some more time with Steve O’Ban, the ADF attorney I’ve been working with on the transgender church lawsuit.  As I shared with you last month, ADF […]