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Huge victory for pro-family citizens. ALL radical bills in Mass. Legislature stopped cold ^ | 08/01/2014 | n/a

Posted on 08/01/2014 7:04:54 PM PDT by massmike

This is what hard-hitting pro-family activism looks like!

At the close of the day on Thursday, July 31, the Massachusetts Legislature –- arguably the “bluest” in the country –- finished its formal sessions. All week the House and Senate were meeting and passing bills to beat the deadline.

Right up until the end, the homosexual/transgender movement and Planned Parenthood were lobbying hard to push their contentious, radical legislation still pending. Some bills were in a committee and could have been brought to the floor at any time; others were in a “study” but could have been lifted and brought to the floor if the leadership so decided.

MassResistance was fighting till the end to make sure all of those bills stayed off of the House floor. It’s been a rough week!

We’re happy to say that we were 100% successful! All the radical bills got stopped.

Here are the top bills that (thankfully) didn’t make it:

(1) H3907 – Would have banned therapy for youth on homosexual issues Result: Stopped in Ways and Means Committee

Passing this was the major goal of the homosexual movement in Massachusetts for this year. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. This was a terrible bill that the national homosexual movement has been attempting to pass around the country. It would have banned counseling for youth under 18 concerning sexual-orientation or sexual-identity issues. This could have caused horrific problems for innocent, vulnerable youth -- many of whom were molested or experienced some sort of sexual trauma and who need professional help to heal and properly cope. Children and teenagers who desperately want and need counseling would have beed denied it if this had become law.

(2) H3793 - Planned Parenthood’s bill that would have forced homosexuality and abortion “education” into schools Result: Stopped in Ways and Means Committee

Getting this passed was Planned Parenthood’s major goal for the year. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. Planned Parenthood called it “An act relative to healthy youth.” It was just the opposite.

Planned Parenthood was determined to push this through and set up a special web page to help their people lobby for it.

This bill would have forced all schools to teach sexuality, birth control, abortion issues, homosexual and transgender issues, and similar subjects, in grades K-12, according to the “Massachusetts comprehensive health framework” – a document written by radical activists for the Department of Education. Right now, using that document is only voluntary for schools. This law would have made it mandatory.

Even worse, this bill also re-wrote – and watered down -- the current Parental Notification Law, which we worked so hard to pass back in 1995!

(3) H1589 – Update to “transgender rights” bill to include public accommodations Result: Stopped in Judiciary Committee – sent to “study”

This bill was the #1 goal of the transgender movement in Massachusetts this session. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. It would have extended the outrageous mandates and harsh punishments of the current "transgender rights and hate crimes" law to include restaurants, stores, health clubs, rest rooms, amusement centers, and all other places of “public accommodation.” For example, restaurants would have been forced to let men wearing dresses be “waitresses”, health clubs would have been forced to allow men to use the female locker rooms and showers, etc.

(4) H547 – Require all elder care workers to go through thorough homosexual and transgender diversity training Result: Stopped in House Ways and Means Committee

Titled “An Act relative to LGBT awareness training for aging services providers”, it would have mandated that all elder care workers in the state to undergo diversity training in “lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender” as a requirement for state certification.

This was yet another part of the latest LGBT efforts across the country to force everyone to accept their behaviors or be denied employment.

(5) H135 – State funding for housing for (alleged) “homeless youth” Result: Stopped in House Ways and Means Committee

Titled, “An Act providing housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth,” this bill sounded innocuous enough. But it was being heavily lobbied for by homosexual groups -- because it was actually a front for something much more devious:

If a middle school or high school youth decided to “come out” as a homosexual (or transgender) and his parents didn’t approve, radical activists planned to place him in alternative housing (with other homosexuals) paid for by the state, and legally take him from his parents’ home.

(6) H1592 – Repeal of the so-called “sodomy laws” and laws regarding “lewd and lascivious acts” Result: Stopped in Judiciary Committee – sent to “study”

Current Massachusetts law describes homosexuality as “the abominable and detestable crime against nature.” Of course, that really angers certain special interests. But we don’t think it’s a conversation most legislators wanted to engage in, and we weren't going to let it go without a fight. The activists will have to try again next year.

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Huge victory for pro-family citizens. As deadline passes, ALL radical bills in Mass. Legislature stopped cold -- after heavy lobbying by both sides.

1 posted on 08/01/2014 7:04:54 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

Well done, Patriots!

2 posted on 08/01/2014 7:08:01 PM PDT by txrefugee
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3 posted on 08/01/2014 7:20:49 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Mullah / "Rustler" 0'Reid? d8-)
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To: massmike; Patton@Bastogne; Oldeconomybuyer; RightField; aposiopetic; rbmillerjr; Lowell1775; ...

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4 posted on 08/01/2014 7:21:34 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: massmike

Brian Camenker is a great man. (Mass Resistance accepts donations).

Thanks for another good post.

5 posted on 08/01/2014 7:27:37 PM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: massmike

Blue states are Reagan states. Red states are leftist, liberal, communist, progressive, socialist ... and unfortunately in some cases, now, GOPe .. states.

Until get back on course, regarding the colors, there will be no fix.

The liberal media (now known as The Palace Media), purposely swapped colors in the election night TV shows, in order to throw off the west coast voters/voting ... after the Reagan years.

So, on the matter of what are Blue states and Red states, and Blue or Red legislative bodies, the article is in error; in fact, the Massachusetts Legislature, like that of California and Connecticut, is among the most RED in “the homeland.”

6 posted on 08/01/2014 7:49:51 PM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: massmike

We have to fight harder in every state-the left has outmaneuvered us significantly in terms of judge appointees and mobilizing the youth vote. We mustn’t give up folks! The left is hoping we will quit, we mustn’t just fight defensively we have to go on the of fence they may have caught us off balance this time but the battle isn’t lost!

7 posted on 08/02/2014 10:22:54 PM PDT by Golden throne
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