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The UFI Poll question for the week yielded what we thought was a rather surprising response from our readers.  This question is one that strikes at the heart of religious expression and thus religious freedom. “Do you support or oppose France’s recent ban on the wearing...

On Monday, China announced that it will continue its so-called “One-Child Policy.” In spite of skewed sex ratios (millions more boys than girls), an expanding elderly population that will sink any nascent social security program and hobble an economy with a shrinking labor force,...

It has been pointed out to United Families International that although the abortion industry  is still receiving some funding in the state of New Jersey, Gov. Christie has taken some positive steps to dramatically reduce that funding and thus deserves our thanks.  Please do so...

Ten states have signed onto an amicus brief opposing same-sex marriage.  Alabama, Florida, Idaho Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming have filed the brief with the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals  in support of Prop 8—California’s state amendment defining marriage as...

With news outlets reporting that the recession actually ended back in June 2009, we thought it would be a good time to ask about the recession’s impact on your family.  So here is last week’s United Families International Poll question of the week.  We asked...

**To see a correction to this post, go here. We had no sooner hit the "publish" button on a blog post where we praised New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for cutting off funding to abortion clinics, (see below post) when we were notified that people were...

The last line of the article on CNN Living should be the first line of every piece that is written about marriage—“Divorce is not an option.”  “Children of divorce vow to break cycle, create enduring marriages” has a positive message and shares some great information. ...

This is a first for United Families International.  We are linking you to the Huffington Post.  We want you to see an article authored by Richard Grenell.  Rick was a friend and advocate for the family during his time as the Communications Director for four...

Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee passed a bill that would require health officials to question all individuals, including children, as to their sexual orientation and their “gender identity.”  Anyone using a program or service from a community health center connected to...

People who support man/woman marriage and other socially conservative positions, are often accused of being hateful and intolerant, while those who espoused the opposite positions tout themselves as progressive and ever-so tolerant.  We know, however, that their brand of "tolerance" only goes one way. The National...

We at United Families are always amazed at the number of people who see no negative consequences from the continued dismantling of marriage be it through legitimizing cohabiting heterosexual relationships, a cavalier attitude towards divorce,  or legalizing same-sex marriage.  These individuals assume that since marriage...

Planned Parenthood has again been caught in the act of fabricating basic information about human development in order to convince a young woman to abort her baby.  This time it's an Indiana Planned Parenthood.  This is another in a series of undercover videos to expose...

When did it become socially acceptable to hate children?  That’s the question we at UFI seem to have asked ourselves regularly over the last few weeks.  It used to be that lashing out at children was the domain of the occasional neighborhood curmudgeon.   Now it...

Last week we asked this question of our readers: "Has Feminism harmed or benefited society?" Here are the results: Harmed                          70 percent Benefited                        23 percent Both                                   7   percent The results are in alignment with the generally expressed public opinion that "feminism" has lost its way.  This writer was a...

Giving new meaning to the term “non-profit,” Planned Parenthood made over $106 million of profit last year (July 2008-July 2009).  So why are taxpayers helping to finance this money-making machine that is also the world’s largest provider of abortions?  Especially amidst allegations that Planned Parenthood...

Two weeks at the UN crafting language and monitoring what is going into important international documents can be somewhat grueling for representatives from United Families International.  But the ones who really have it bad are the UN delegates and diplomats from around the world who...

Craigslist can make cleaning and organizing your garage a money-making affair.  Looking for a free couch or maybe a TV?—check Craigslist “free” section.  Looking for services from a prostitute?—check Craigslist.  The on-line phenomenon known as “Craigslist” has create trouble for themselves by allowing listings for...

While working within the United Nations system on behalf of the family, we regularly see environmentalism used to justify population control, abortion, forced sterilization, along with a general disregard for methods and practices that would actually help alleviate the plight of people in developing nations. ...

Did women get what they bargained for? With the passage of 19th Amendment, 90 years ago this month, women in the U.S. were given the right to vote.  The media has been full of stories of the numerous celebratory events and pundits have been eager to...

“My wife and I would be better off getting divorced,” concludes the author of an article that’s getting a lot of attention on the blogs.    Scott Sumner is lamenting on what amounts to extra taxes that he must pay because he is married.  In...

It wasn’t enough that the Obama Administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued guidelines to schools instructing them that sex education curriculum should include information on “the needs of lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and questioning youth and how their program will be inclusive...