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UN Releases Publication on the Role of Fathers In a somewhat surprising deviation from its usual habit of focusing almost exclusively on "women and the girl child," the UN recently released its publication Men in Families and Family Policy in a Changing World. Written...

Here’s the question: “Is a boycott an effective strategy for expressing displeasure with a business that aggressively engages in politics and the cultural wars?” Here are  your answers: 87 percent                          Yes, it’s effective and necessary 6  percent                            No, it’s an unethical thing to do 7 percent                             No, it’s simply ineffective This...

By Rachel Allison Have you ever had a life-changing conversation with friends?  A conversation that blindsided you to the point where years later that conversation remains seared in your memory?  I can think of one. Several years ago, I was having lunch with two good friends.  During...

Here’s the question: “What about mothers with children ages 0-17 being employed outside the home? “ Here was the response of UFI readers: 81 percent         “Only if absolutely no other choice” 14 percent       “Part-time is OK” 5 percent         “Should never do it” 0 percent         “Women should all be working” "The mother...

A 10-year battle over whether to create .XXX online domain name ended last week with ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) announcing the formal creation of a “virtual red-light district.”  The domain .XXX now takes its place alongside .com and .org and .net...

By J.J. D. Casual and promiscuous sex rarely leads to the personal happiness and fulfillment its proponents have long promised. The sexual revolution that swept across America in the 1960s promised that so called “free love” was an unalloyed good thing and a necessary part of personal...

By Grace Sailor I personally want to thank Governor Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota for the law that will take effect on July 1, that requires a 3-day wait for an abortion and is requiring proper counseling and guidance on alternative decisions to keep the fetus....

*We welcome several new contributors to the United Families blog.  They will be addressing issues relevant to families and particularly mothers.* By Rachel Allison I will always remember the phone call I received several years ago from my older sister.  She was going through several extremely difficult...

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...