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Posts tagged with ‘sexual orientation counseling ban’

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BREAKING: Counseling Ban passes

by MFI News

I have good news, bad news and exciting news. First, the bad news.  By a vote of 137 to 14 just before 3 p.m. today, the MA House of Representatives passed the Counseling Ban.  This is a disappointment, but not a surprise given how powerful the LGBTQ lobby is on Beacon Hill. The GOOD news […]

H 4014 Speech Ban on Counselors is Unconstitutional

by MFI News

Massachusetts Family Institute | News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lena Ready | lena@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Wednesday, June 27, 2018 WOBURN – Massachusetts Family Institute opposes House Bill 4014, the Counseling Ban, and any laws that restrict the ability of licensed counselors to help clients make personal life changes related to their sexuality or identity. H. 4014’s denial […]

This is not a drill! Counseling Ban to be voted on tomorrow

by MFI News

We learned late yesterday that the Counseling Ban will be voted on in the MA House of Representatives TOMORROW (Wednesday)! This is our last chance to try and stop this dangerous bill I’ve been warning about for years. It is the greatest threat to parental rights we’ve seen yet. Please, call AND email your State Rep, Speaker of […]

Your Daughter, Somebody Else’s Son

by MFI News

“This is a bill that would allow the state to take away your daughter and make her someone else’s son.” That’s how I summarized the anti-Christian Counseling Ban bill in a groundbreaking article by Matt McDonald in this week’s New Boston Post.  It is not an exaggeration.  Quoted in the article is the mother who […]

Thank you for making Lobby Day a success!

by MFI News

On Tuesday of this week, we held our annual Pro-Family Lobby Day in Boston. Pastors and concerned citizens from churches all over the Commonwealth (including a bus from Springfield!) came to learn about key legislation affecting parental rights and religious freedom. After lunch, we marched up to the State House to meet face to face […]

UPDATE: Counseling Ban Vote

by MFI News

UPDATE: As we communicated with legislators throughout the day today, we started getting word that the Counseling Ban vote was being delayed. By late this afternoon, we had confirmation that the bill has moved out of committee with a new number, HB 4014, but the earliest it will come up is now Monday. This tells […]

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 […]

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 […]