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BREAKING: Counseling Ban passes

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

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H 4014 Speech Ban on Counselors is Unconstitutional

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

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Your Daughter, Somebody Else’s Son

“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

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Thank you for making Lobby Day a success!

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

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UPDATE: Counseling Ban Vote

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

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Fight Back Against the Counseling Ban!

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

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MFI on Fox25 Boston

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

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