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Danny Quinney There are two things I have learned in my adulthood contrary to the brainwashing my mother inflicted on me.  The first is I am not a little teapot.  The second, I no longer consider myself as “special;” as a mature adult I prefer term...

Here’s the question we asked readers: “Should Child Protective Services be allowed to remove morbidly obese children from their homes?” Here’s how readers responded: 10 Percent                   Yes 90 Percent                   No Are the parents of morbidly obese children not properly taking care of their child?  That is the question.  This would...

We like to give attention to good information - even if it comes from a source that is not an ally in the pro-family effort.   Worldwatch Institute is an environmental group that is a leader in promoting population control and regularly takes what we would...

By Kelli Houghton The warning, “take caution – high wind advisory” posted this past week in some of the western states was not an exaggeration. My neighborhood felt the force of the high winds that reached up to 97 mph. Most homes were damaged, electricity was...

The Health and Human Services (HHS) Department has overruled a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make the morning-after pill available to kids without a prescription.  This controversial abortafacient drug, also known as Plan B, will not be sold directly off the...

Ann Bailey Feminists continue to insist that feminism and the sexual revolution have been a boon to women; freeing them to participate in sexual relations in a way that, only until the last few decades, was the domain of men.  So, does the modern woman share...

Here’s the question we asked our readers: “If you have a close friend or family member living in a homosexual relationship, do you feel obligated to include the “partner” in holiday gatherings and events?” Here’s how our readers responded: 56 Percent                   No, I don’t feel obligated at all 33...

By Danny Quinney I like it when I can feel my creative juices flowing.   I can literally feel my creative juices oozing out of my ear right this inst – OHMIGOSH!!!  IT’S BLOOD…no wait…(whew)… It’s alright.  No one panic!  It was just jelly from the donut...

"Ideas worth spreading" is the tag line for TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design).   You might have enjoyed some of their videos in the past.  This one is definitely worth sharing! Alexander Tsiaras, Asst. Professor of Medicine and Chief of Scientific visualization at Yale, has given a wonderful...

by Rachel Allison In September Priscilla Coleman was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry showing an association between induced abortion and mental health problems. Overall, women with an abortion history experience an 81% increased risk for mental health problems. The results showed that the level of...

By Danny Quinney As you may or may not know, I’m not a professional writer.  I often think I should be.  If the truth be told, I’m just keeping my amateur status so I can write in the Olympics.  There are a few things I never...

Talk about controversial topics!  This is one many mothers would choose to avoid.  However, with 70 percent of American mothers with minor children in the labor force (60 percent of those with children under age three), the question certainly needs to be asked and answered. ...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers:  “Recognizing that all are important, what trait or quality do you think is the most important to teach children?” Here’s how readers responded: 0 Percent                  Determination 36 Percent               Responsibility 11 Percent               Self-confidence/Self-Worth 32 Percent               Gratitude 21 Percent               Self-Control  This was a tough one!  You can...

I love November and December and that they bring with them a joyous season of "THANKS" and "GIVING".  With a grateful heart to each of you for your continued support in strengthening the families of the world, I offer a few personal thoughts on gratitude. One...

By Kelli Houghton The holiday spirit is once again in the air. It is impossible to think about the holidays without contemplating the importance of family relationships. No matter what situation we find ourselves in, we long to find peace and joy during this season, and...

by Rachel Allison When I read last week from United Families Weekly News Feed about The Face of Modern Slavery By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF I was reminded of what I had seen and felt years ago at the UN Conferences when desperate men and women would come...

November 22, 2011 Dear Friends:: I love November and December and that they bring with them a joyous season of "THANKS" and "GIVING". With a grateful heart to each of you for your continued support in strengthening the families of the world, I offer a few personal...

Today we at United Families International welcome Melissa to our UFI Team.  Her story will astound you.   Melissa speaks with a voice and experience that will touch hearts and change minds.  You won't want to miss her upcoming articles. By Melissa Anderson I was the perfect abortion...

Here’s the question we asked our readers: “Would you vote in support of a “personhood amendment” similar to the one that recently failed in Mississippi?”   Here’s how UFI readers responded:                                         71  percent            Yes 24  Percent              No 5  Percent                Undecided The personhood amendment movement is somewhat controversial within the pro-life/pro-family...

Members of the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday, that the proponents of Proposition 8 have the right under state law to defend the 2008 California marriage amendment in federal court.  You will recall that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit...

Although the music and acting is a little overdone, the message of this documentary is important.  The cases are well-known and legitimate and the analysis of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is accurate.   There is definitely a mindset and movement abroad...

by Rachel Allison Several days ago I was reading an article by  Meg Mirshak entitled “Poor Parenting Leads Youth to Violent Crime.” The article printed in the Augusta Chronicle upset me and I’m sure many other readers. Crime cases were cited involving children as young as 11....