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Posts from 2019

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MFI Joins Hundreds at Lowell Peace March

by MFI News

This past Saturday, MFI staffers participated in a Peace March in Lowell. Hundreds of Lowell residents joined together to protest the recreational pot shops that have seeded themselves in that community. Our Community Alliances Director, Mike King, was invited to speak in front of Lowell City Hall on the dangers of recreational marijuana use. Mike […]

Bring Your Bible to School Day!

by MFI News

Can my kids really bring their Bible to school? Yes! And they should. Thursday, October 3rd, is Bring Your Bible to School Day. This nationwide event is put on every year by our national partner Focus on the Family. We’re joining them to promote this event because it is important that our children and youth understand […]

Victories!

by MFI News

The past two weeks have seen many blessings for pro-family advocates across the country and right here in Massachusetts! We hope you feel encouraged by these major victories. Arizona Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win for Religious Freedom Two young women, Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, own and operate a small business together that specializes in […]

An Easy Way to Help

by MFI News

This summer, MFI partnered with Renew Massachusetts Coalition, Massachusetts Citizens for Life, and the MA Alliance to Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion to successfully launch a ballot initiative to stop our tax dollars from going to abortion in the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office approved the proposed ballot language two weeks ago. Now, however, the […]

Sex vs Gender: Confusing? They Shouldn’t Be

by MFI News

While Beacon Hill legislators debated adding a gender “X” designation to state IDs this week, it became clear that no one was actually looking at the state-issued documents that are at the center of this legislation.  Proponents of the bill testified that current ID’s don’t accurately reflect their “gender.” But if you pull out your MA […]

Business Owner? Entrepreneur? Grow with us!

by MFI News

Every year, over 500 guests from around the Bay State join together at MFI’s Annual Fundraising Banquet to hear from a dynamic pro-family speaker and to celebrate our shared family values. As many from our network of family advocates gather at this event, we believe this is an excellent opportunity for local small business, services, […]

What Would You Say?

by MFI News

A year and a half ago, Joe Backholm, the former President of our sister organization the Family Policy Institute of Washington, shared with me his vision for equipping the church with good answers to tough questions – make short videos. I’ll admit, at first I was a bit skeptical. I’d rather read an article than […]

MFI News: Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old & HHS Awards pro-life victory in Vermont

by MFI News

Trans Activist in Lawrence Assaults 4-year-old Two weeks ago in Lawrence, a transgender “woman,” born Jakob Nieves, was arrested for sexually exploiting a 4-year-old girl. Nieves was caught when he purportedly sent pedophilic images to an undercover federal agent on a messaging platform called Kik. Unsurprisingly, most mainstream media has failed to pick up on this […]

Planned Parenthood forgoes $60 million in tax dollars

by MFI News

Midnight on Monday this week was the deadline for healthcare providers receiving federal funds to demonstrate they would commit to no longer providing abortions. This requirement stems from the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Title X standard, the “Protect Life Rule,” which aims to ensure that health clinics engaged in abortion will no […]

Don’t Leave the Room

by MFI News

For those of us with kids in school, especially those involved in youth sports, this time of year often includes a visit to the pediatrician’s office for an annual physical.  A number of parents have contacted me over the years with horror stories about their young, adolescent children being asked all kinds of inappropriate, confusing, […]