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United Families International received a large response and many questions regarding our last email communication telling you about the new sex education curriculum entitled "It's All One: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender HIV, and Human Rights Education." You can...

Getting footage straight from the mouth of abortion fiends (oops! I mean friends) was the goal of the non-profit catholicvote.org.  So they took their camera to the “Walk for Choice” held in Chicago on February 27, 2011.   There they encountered (and filmed) women bragging about...

Maryland same-sex marriage advocates were quite positive that last Friday would be a day that they would all celebrate for years to come…the day that same-sex marriage cleared its last major hurdle on its path to becoming legal in the state of Maryland.  Instead, same-sex...

If you watch TV, movies, or any kind of pop culture media, you would assume that teenage sexual antics are here to stay and that pretty much every teen is participating.  You may be surprised to learn that, although society falls far short of the...

Here’s the question: “Has pornography negatively impacted your immediate family?” Here’s the reader response: Yes, my children                     50 percent Yes, my spouse                        28 percent No                                            13 percent Not sure                                  9 percent To read information on the research and the impact of pornography on individuals and  families, visit United Families International's Family...

For centuries the word “gender” referred to “male or female.”  But the definition of “gender” seems to depend on who you’re talking to.   The UN and those who push for “gender rights” use it incessantly (see the list below).  A battle over the definition stalled...

Another in our on-going series of UFI at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Attending and participating in this presentation required my finest acting skills.  “Ecology and Feminism:  Sacred Feminine, Circles and Valuing Girls and Trees” was the title of this “parallel event”...

While enrollment of children in pre-schools and kindergarten is for the most part optional, “early learning” advocates and the daycare lobbyists continue in their efforts to make preschool mandatory.  These folks insist that pre-k programs promote “school readiness” and if you want your child to...

House Speaker John A. Boehner announced on Friday that the chamber will take action to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.  On February 23, President Obama and the Justice Department announced that they would no longer be defending the federal law that defines marriage as...

Here’s the question: Religion and religious freedoms are under assault. Which group do you believe is the most aggressive in their efforts to remove religion from the public square? Here’s how UFI readers answered: 7 Percent             Academia 42 Percent           Homosexual Activists 14 Percent           Mainstream Media 9 Percent             Popular Culture 28...

Day six:  What’s it like inside a UN Mission? The streets surrounding the UN in New York are lined with quaint brownstone-type houses that are the office to many a country’s mission to the UN.  The first thing that alerts you that you’re getting close to...

Last year at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), religion in general was public enemy number one.  This year the feminists have refined and re-framed their argument to unabashedly make “Religious Fundamentalism” their target.  What is their definition of a religious fundamentalist? Although...

No scientist or researcher has ever proven that homosexuality is genetic, immutable or unchangeable.  In fact many of the so-called gay gene studies, such as the Bailey/Pillard “twin studies,” prove the exact opposite – homosexual behavior is not genetic.  Homosexual advocates and the media have...

Another in our on-going series of UFI at the UN:   Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has always had free run of the UN.  But on Wednesday, the organization and its history were vigorously challenged.   It appears that the...

United Families International in the News! Amid great fanfare and song, a new branch of the United Nations was launched Thursday night — UN Women. Christiane Amanpour, ABC news anchor, was the master of ceremonies, and the program included academy award winning actresses Geena Davis...

Mothers at the UN Dear Friend of the Family: The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins today in New York and United Families International has four representatives attending:  Jean Bentley, Anne Stewart, Margy Barker and Marcia Barlow. To give you a flavor of what these...

United Families International has four representatives attending the Commission this year.  They are joining approximately 4,000 women from around the world.  It is a very colorful place to be – not only in terms of seeing the wonderful clothing worn by women from around the...

UFI's core principles or "Five Respects:" *    Respect for Family and Marriage *    Respect for Life *    Respect for Parental Rights *    Respect for Religion *    Respect for Sovereignty Dear Friend of the Family: Over the past several months we have discussed many issues related to the United Families International "Five Respects."...

How much is $100 billion?  It’s the amount that will be cut from the federal budget if a Continuing Resolution is passed through Congress.  It’s also enough that conservative lawmakers can say they kept one of their campaign promises.  Recognize that it’s just a start...

“Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce” is such a widely touted statistic that it has become a part of our national mindset.  This mindset has lead to great pessimism and even fear for those who might be considering marriage and offers an excuse for...

The truth is, marriage is beneficial for both personal and national economic stability and is critical for raising well-adjusted children.  Such is the sentiment of  Chuck Stetson, CEO of National Marriage Week USA which is appropriately proclaimed the week before Valentine's Day   This annual event...