Posts from June 2017

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Yesterday’s Supreme Court win

by MFI News

My colleagues at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) won a major victory for religious liberty at the Supreme Court yesterday.  The Court ruled in Trinity Lutheran that the state cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a government program simply because of their religious identity.  Trinity Lutheran had applied to a state program in Missouri, […]

Save the Date: MFI fundraising banquet with Hugh Hewitt

by MFI News

As the summer approaches, MFI staff and volunteers are excitedly planning for our 26th Annual Fundraising Banquet this October featuring national radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt! (Don’t miss the Early Bird Price – reserve your tickets TODAY!) Hewitt is also known for his show The Hugh Hewitt Show on the Salem Radio Network which is […]

Fight Back Against the Counseling Ban!

by MFI News

Yesterday’s hearing on the Counseling Ban bill should be a wake-up call to families.  The LGBTQ lobby was out in full force in an effort to push through legislation that would prevent children from getting the help they need to deal with unwanted sexual feelings or gender confusion.  After MFI raised the alarm about this […]

Counseling Ban Legislation Confronted with Reality of Changed Lives

by MFI News

Massachusetts Family Institute | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400   Tuesday, June 6, 2017 BOSTON – The Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities heard testimony today on two identical bills that would interfere with the rights of children to receive counseling for unwanted sexual feelings or gender confusion.  Senate […]

MFI on Fox25 Boston

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, At 3:30 Friday afternoon I received a call from a Fox25 reporter asking if she could come by and interview me about the Counseling Ban legislation within the next hour.  I was grateful for the opportunity to raise awareness on this critical issue, and I think the news segment came […]

MFI and the New Battle of Bunker Hill

by MFI News

News Release from Alliance Defending Freedom: BEDFORD, Mass. – Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) sent a letter Tuesday to Bunker Hill Community College over its speech and student organization policies after it ordered students with the campus Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter to stop distributing copies of the U.S. Constitution.  MFI’s Andrew Beckwith, one of […]

Celebration of Life Day on Beacon Hill a Huge Success

by MFI News

Yesterday, MFI joined other pro-life advocates at the State House for the 2nd Annual Celebration of Life Day. It was an encouraging and motivating event for many in the pro-life community including legislators, pregnancy resource centers and other MA citizens who believe in the dignity of every human life. Congratulations to MFI’s President Emeritus Kris […]

I Need Your Help to Fight the Counseling Ban

by MFI News

Last week I wrote to you about the threat of the Sexual Orientation Counseling Ban circulating on Beacon Hill.  Well, I was at the State House yesterday afternoon for the Celebration of Life Day (more on that below) when I received an email from a friendly legislator informing me that the public hearing of the Counseling Ban […]