Posts from March 2013

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Board of Education meeting packed with pro-family supporters to address transgender policy

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MFI led a coalition of parents, educators, pastors and mental health professionals to the Board of Education meeting Tuesday morning to combat its radical transgender bathroom policy.  A number of pro-family speakers addressed the board, and although trans-activists were present, for once it was the pro-family supporters who dominated the gathering; lining the walls of […]

Media turns to MFI for Supreme Court analysis on marriage

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This week the Supreme Court heard two days of oral argument on the question of marriage.  The cases featured  California’s marriage amendment, known as “Proposition 8”, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or “DOMA.”  Given Massachusetts’ historic role in the legal battle over same sex ‘marriage,’ MFI was inundated with calls from the media. […]

Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman

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 The Podium Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman By Kris Mineau March 25, 2013 Marriage between a man and a woman has been the paradigm, the bedrock social institution of diverse cultures and civilizations for all of recorded human history. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the radical experiment that began in Massachusetts will reach […]

New Pope stands firm for the poor, for marriage, and for the unborn

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Congratulations to our Catholic brothers and sisters on the election of a new Pope!  In the first sermon of his pontificate, Pope Francis said: “We can walk as much as we want, we can build many things, but if we do not profess Jesus Christ, things go wrong. We may become a charitable NGO, but […]

Ed Commissioner doubles down on transgender bathroom policy.

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Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester is refusing to amend a highly controversial new policy which threatens the privacy and safety of school children.     Two  weeks ago, the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) quietly issued an 11- page directive implementing his new statewide policy on gender identity in the […]

Sky Fall: Gender Ideology Comes to the Schoolhouse

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by Adam J. MacLeod  and Andrew Beckwith Featured on March 1st, 2013   Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children now have to conform to that principle at the risk of punishment.   In our discussions with advocates of redefining marriage, we often hear that defenders of marriage and […]