Posts tagged with ‘massachusetts’

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Acton Votes to Ban Pot Shops

by MFI News

Over 1200 activists from Acton showed up on Monday night, December 4th to vote overwhelmingly to ban Recreational Marijuana Commercial shops in Acton and for a temporary moratorium, which lasts until December of 2018.  At the town meeting, 80% of Acton residents voted to pass the moratorium and 76% told the Board of Selectmen to put […]

2nd Annual Nativity at the State House

by MFI News

Last December, Massachusetts citizens from around the state came together to enjoy a nativity scene at the State House in celebration of the Christmas season.  The Speaker of the House of Representatives had granted permission to celebrate Christmas at the State House with a Nativity Scene.  The request had initially been refused with the standard […]

NEWS RELEASE: Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill

by MFI News

CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | | 781.569.0400 Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill Thursday, April 13, 2017 BOSTON – The legislative Joint Committee on Education heard testimony today on two identical bills that are stirring up quite a bit of controversy amongst parents.  Senate Bill 234 and House Bill 2053, both titled, “An […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Local Sex-Change Case

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There was a great deal of attention paid to the Supreme Court last week as it heard oral arguments on the question of same-sex  “marriage.”  Although we will have to wait until the end of June to learn the Court’s decision in that case, TODAY we saw the Supreme Court decline to hear the appeal of MA […]