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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...

Here’s last week’s UFI Family Poll question and the results: Is Planned Parenthood’s effort to provide contraception, healthcare, and education to underprivileged women and children enough to warrant the continuation of taxpayer funding? 2 percent                             Yes 2 percent                             Undecided 96 percent                          No As the details (and the videos) continued...

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is not enforcing obscenity laws.  One pro-family group is reporting that Holder has even quietly shut down the “Obscenity Prosecution Task Force.”  Whatever the case, obscenity is not being prosecuted - there has not been a federal...

By now you’ve probably seen multiple stories on the “house of horrors,” a reference to an abortion clinic in Philadelphia.  A Grand Jury investigation of Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s abortion “practice” produced a 280-page report, a report that takes an extremely strong stomach to read.  It...

Aiding underage sex-trafficking rings, covering up sex abuse of children, coaching potential clients/patients to lie and commit fraud…sounds like a crime syndicate doesn’t.  Nope, we’re talking about Planned Parenthood clinics.  In the latest undercover sting operation conducted by Live Action, a student-led pro-life group head...

This week when the governor of Illinois signed Civil Union legislation into law, one would have expected major celebrations among the gay lobby and their advocates around the country.  Interestingly, the “jubilation and celebration” never quite materialized.  Why?  Because homosexuals and their gay advocates aren’t...

If the fact that your tax dollars are going to fund abortion turns your stomach, you’ll want to give support to a new piece of legislation.  Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R-OH) and Rep. Christ Smith (R-NJ) recently introduced H.R. 3.  The “No Taxpayer...

The happily married not only live longer by engaging in a healthier lifestyle, but they also have more friends.  This new round of news articles regarding the “marriage advantage,” comes from major studies done in seven European countries.  Some of the key research findings include: Marriage...

What role do parents and childhood family experiences have on the development of an individual's same-sex behavior?  That’s a question that is often directed our way – in fact we received an inquiry on the topic today.  So we’re passing on some of the information...

One of the most important rights of parents is the ability to choose where and how their children will be educated.  That parental right becomes even more crucial as we watch the problems in society and culture spiral downward and the quality of education has...