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Posts from 2019

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MFI Responds to Christianity Today Article

by mafamily

For nearly 30 years, Massachusetts Family Institute has worked for you, defending your family values in the Commonwealth. I’m grateful to have been with MFI for just a portion of its strong legacy. This past year in particular, however, we saw unprecedented growth. For example, MFI’s 2019 Lobby Day brought over 500 activists to Beacon […]

Nativity at the State House – You’re Invited!

by mafamily

As people of faith, we should always be asking the Spirit to guide us along that fine line of sharing truth with others while also demonstrating love and compassion for our neighbors. Christmas season provides a great opportunity to share the love of Christ in difficult places. Each year, MFI partners with other local organizations […]

MFI Informs Stoneham Parents About Pornographic Sex Ed

by mafamily

Is it age-appropriate to introduce twelve-year old children to anal sex? Is it medically accurate to encourage students to protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by using non-microwaveable Saran Wrap as a prophylactic for oral sex? Planned Parenthood thinks so, and so does the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), which lists Planned […]

In a Blue State, Parents Beat Planned Parenthood’s Sex Ed Push

by mafamily

(Originally Appeared in The Daily Signal on Nov. 26, 2019) Worcester, the second largest city in solidly blue Massachusetts, was the scene of a sex ed showdown between Planned Parenthood and concerned parents and church leaders. Last February, more than 75 of those parents and church leaders stood up alongside the Massachusetts Family Institute to outnumber pro-Planned […]

#GivingTuesday

by mafamily

After enjoying a time of thanks last week, today Americans all over the country are participating in #GivingTuesday. This online celebration is an opportunity for members of the community to give back to local non-profits in charitable, end-of-the-year giving. MFI is honored to defend our shared family values in the Commonwealth. We’ve accomplished much this […]

3 Things to be Thankful for

by mafamily

We hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday yesterday, full of fellowship and delicious food. In this season of thanksgiving, we often take time to reflect on what has happened this past year. MFI’s staff sat together before the Thanksgiving break, and we came up with a long list of 2019 victories. This put in perspective […]

Exclusive Briefing for Landmark Religious Liberty Case

by mafamily

The Supreme Court will soon hear oral arguments on a case with potentially tremendous implications for religious liberty and school choice. The lawsuit, brought in part by a single mother trying to support her two children in parochial school, seeks to invalidate the notorious “Blaine Amendments” that prohibit religious schools from receiving taxpayer dollars. 19th […]

Last Call to Help Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion

by mafamily

For the past few months, volunteers from across the state worked hard to collect signatures that will put ending taxpayer funding abortions on the 2020 ballot. The necessary 80,239 signatures, however, have a submission deadline: November 20, 2019. That’s only 8 days away. We need your help with a final push to collect as many […]

Federal Ruling Reinstates Protections for Faith-based Adoption Agencies

by mafamily

The executive branch delivered an enormous victory for religious freedom last week when the President reversed an anti-religious ruling from the Obama administration. Days before President Trump took the oath of office, President Obama declared that faith-based adoption and foster care agencies would be required to place children in same-sex households despite any religious convictions […]

Newburyport Votes to Ban Retail Marijuana

by mafamily

It was election day this week across the country. At MFI, we believe that participating in elections is an important part of being “citizens of the kingdom.” As people of faith, we are called to be involved in our government, and voting is a fundamental way we exercise that responsibility.  In our state, we often […]