Culture wars continue: “New Michigan Law Lets Adoption Groups Refuse Gay Couples”

Here we go again! In the culture war, a strike for “religious freedom.” Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a package of bills Thursday that will allow faith-based adoption groups in Michigan to refuse to serve prospective parents, like same-sex or unmarried couples, if doing so would violate the groups’ religious beliefs. Source: New Michigan Law Lets Adoption Groups Refuse Gay

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MA, N. Dakota again top ranked in BHI measure of economic growth and income: NH 6th

(BOSTON – June 9, 2015) Massachusetts again secured the top spot on the annual Beacon Hill Institute’s State Competitiveness Index. Traditional strengths in human resources, technology, security and openness buoyed Massachusetts to the number one rank for the eighth time in nine years. North Dakota finished second. Texas is the largest state to finish in the top ten, ranking 9th…

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Ask MA Legislators to Co-Sponsor House Docket 3914 to Form a Committee to Study Pancreatic Cancer

Below is a draft of an email that I sent last night to all 160 State Representatives & 40 State Senators urging them to please co-sponsor House Docket #3914, An Act Establishing a Commission to Study Pancreatic Cancer.   The House Clerk’s Office informed me that we have until Friday, June 12 to get as many co-sponsors as possible.  I’ve…

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