Keep MA Safe Campaign Officially Announced

Keep MA Safe Campaign Officially Announced

 

We had a good crowd gathered in front of the State House for the bathroom bill repeal launch yesterday with the media in keep ma safe logo - pink FINALtow.  On behalf of a diverse group of community leaders, Massachusetts Family Institute's (MFI) president, Andrew Beckwith, announced the formation of “Keep MA Safe,” as a ballot question committee.  Keep MA Safe will lead the effort to repeal the transgender bathroom, locker-room and shower law.

Representative Jim Lyons, who led the fight in the legislature against this bill and its stripping away of privacy rights, fired up the crowd.  We then had three courageous mothers speak, Ashley King from Westford, Nan Li from Wayland, and Mirna Merced from Cambridge.  We have seen a real surge of interest and activism on this issue.  We believe that is because, as people learn about what the bill will actually do, they realize it will impact them and their children personally, and it will do so in potentially intimate settings.  As Beckwith told the crowd, the battle for privacy and safety in public accommodations in MA is not over.  As of today, it has only just begun.

Within the next 10-14 days, Keep MA Safe will be receiving the official signature forms from the Secretary of State’s office which will allow us to begin collecting the 32,375 signatures needed to put the law on the ballot in November of 2018.  Please, SIGN UP to collect signatures at your local church, supermarket, or in your neighborhood.  Keep MA Safe will keep you posted on the progress of the campaign so you can help keep our families safe.

 

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MFI's Andrew Beckwith announces Keep MA Safe campaign to repeal the Bathroom Bill

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Representative Jim Lyons of Andover supports the Keep MA Safe initiative

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Wayland mother of three, Nan Li, encourages MA citizens to sign petition to repeal the Bathroom Bill

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MA mother of four and educator, Ashley King, speaks out about the Bathroom Bill

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Keep MA Safe campaign announced

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Concerned mother from Cambridge, Mirna Merced, addresses the crowd in Spanish

 

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