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Religious Freedom in Lawrence

This past Friday, MFI’s allies at Liberty Counsel won a victory in Massachusetts for religious freedom.  President Anita Staver had sought to hold a lecture on American history from a religious viewpoint in a meeting room of the Lawrence Public

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Air Strike on Public Faith

You may have heard in the news this week that an Air Force Major General, stationed right here in MA at Hanscom AFB, is being threatened with court martial for talking about his faith in public.  As hard as that may

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Marriage On Trial

For two and a half hours Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the question of redefining marriage.  The court considered two legal issues: first, whether there is a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, and second, whether

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MFI Weighs in on RFRA

Last week I was called upon to debate the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act on NECN.  You can watch that six-minute segment here.  My opponent’s strategy was to say the word ‘discrimination’ as much as possible, particularly when faced with questions he

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The Truth About Indiana’s Religious Freedom Act

I’m sure many of you have been hearing reports in the news about Indiana’s new Religious Freedom law. We have been monitoring this situation closely, as the struggle to defend religious liberty in the Hoosier State has implications for all

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Stand with Gordon College

Dear Friend of the Family, My alma mater, Gordon College, has been in the news quite a bit this week. Ten days ago, Gordon’s president Michael Lindsay was one of 14 faith leaders who signed a letter to President Obama. The letter requested an exemption

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Judge tells RI school to take down prayer banner

According to U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Lagueux, a prayer banner hanging at Cranston West High School had to be removed immediately. According to the Justice’s decision, “The purpose of the prayer banner was clearly religious in nature,” and that

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Grateful for You

Friends, Tomorrow we will all gather with our families and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, a longtime American tradition that started informally with the Pilgrims in our very own Commonwealth of Massachusetts and became official when President Lincoln created the

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Veterans Affairs bans mention of God at funerals

According to our friends at the American Family Association, the Department of Veterans Affairs and its Director of the Houston National Cemetery, Arleen Ocasio, are engaging in religious viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment an the Religious Freedom

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