Earlier this week the legislature heard testimony on HB 2960 and SB 591 regarding encouraging children and spouses to keep important health care decisions from their families. Dubbed, Act Relative to “Confidential Healthcare” this legislation would change the law regarding explanations of benefits forms health insurance policy holders receive, and exempt abortions, birth control, or sex-reassignment activities from them. We…Read More »
It would be laughable, if it wasn’t so sad and shocking. Last Wednesday the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a bill designed to protect pregnant women in the workforce, but ruled that an amendment filed by Rep. Jim Lyons to include impacts related to the health of the unborn child as “out of order.” What does this mean? The House…Read More »
Coalition staff and representatives of our ballot question to Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion have spoken to hundreds of people at pro-life events. From Holyoke to Fitchburg to Worcester and Boston, we’ve been inviting pro-life activists to join our cause. In 1981, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that our government must pay for abortions. We think the legislature should…Read More »
The House finalized its $40 billion budget late last night, wrapping up final votes just after 10:00 pm. We’re still digesting everything that happened, and will have further updates as we obtain more details. The “process” was completed in just two days, with over 1,200 amendments filed, most of which were “withdrawn” by their authors without roll calls or debate.…Read More »
It’s a busy week. The budget debate is underway at the State House, there are upcoming hearings, and we are holding a fundraiser on Sunday.
In just three short days, legislators will deal with over 1,200 amendments, on everything from taxes to parental rights. Thank you to all who attended the Lyons/Lombardo press conference on MassHealth this morning. It is