Massachusetts Infertility Mandate

I was at the State House today to help Resolve celebrate the Massachusetts Infertility Mandate, and stopped by Senator Brownsberger’s office. Massachusetts has some of the best infertility coverage in the country. When, twenty-five years ago, my husband and I discovered we would need medical assistance to start a family, we were lucky enough to […]

The "Upskirting" Law

There’s been much understandable concern expressed over yesterday’s Supreme Judicial Court decision. In Commonwealth v. Robertson, the court found that Massachusetts’ peeping tom law did not apply to “upskirting.”  Robertson’s alleged behavior was certainly invasive and from a commonsense perspective, criminal.  The court summarized the allegations as follows:  At approximately 8:30 A.M. on August 11, […]

Support for anti-shackling bill

Senator Brownsberger has received many emails similar to the one below from constituents urging him to support S1171, An Act to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates.  The Senator is a co-sponsor of this bill and provided written testimony to the recent hearing by the Joint Committee on Public Safety. Senator Brownsberger: […]