UFI Blog

“The traditional American marriage is in crisis, and we need insight,” one author has said. “If innovation in marriage is going to occur, it will be spearheaded by homosexual marriages.” It seems they're doing just that. Homosexual couples, the world over, have found an “innovative” way to...

Many nations of the world find themselves struggling with the consequences of having instituted same-sex marriage or are mired in the debate over this controversial assault on family and marriage.   The ongoing trial in U.S. Federal District Court in San Francisco, California illustrates the ...

We are the victims of the fickle, instant gratification lifestyle that we created. If something isn’t perfect, it’s quick and easy to remove it from our lives, including our marriages. The “starter marriage” is becoming more and more common. An article printed in 2007 in Marie...

Those of us at United Families International are grateful for the wonderful work of those defending traditional marriage in California. The following is a summary of the trial written by Ron Prentice, the executive director of protectmarriage.com. The live testimony in the federal trial of Perry...

The Prop 8 trial is over, in case you hadn't heard. The judge will now take the time to make his decision, one that will likely make no difference at all—it will be appealed. Meanwhile the rest of us scrape for the facts, some kind of understanding...

Lorenzo Hoopes is a 96-year-old man who has spent the last twenty years on the board of directors for the Paramount Theatre of the Arts in Oakland, California. Now, after all his years of service, his current re-election to the board is being protested. Not...

For the first time since Roe v. Wade, the majority of Americans are pro-life. What's changed? And what will pro-life organizations do now that they have the people's support? To find out, make sure to catch the latest installment of Voice of the Nation. We'll tackle...

For decades we have heard that the world is over populated, having children is bad for the environment and we are running out of natural resources. Culture is pushing our focus to care more about recycling, saving endangered species and having a fabulous career.  It’s...

Two homosexual couples have made headlines recently. One is reported to be the first homosexual couple to be married in China; the other is two Italian men that have started a hunger strike in Italy, hoping to bring homosexual marriage to the attention of the...

Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with the victims of earthquake devastated Haiti.  We encourage all to give of whatever means they have to help those in need.  But this story in The Washington Times, just has to be commented upon. An earthquake has just decimated...

By now you know that Scott Brown, a Republican, won the Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts last week. In one of the most Democratic states in the Union (less then 10% of voters are registered as Republican) the people made...

Cindy McCain has been photographed with a duct-taped mouth and NOH8 written on her cheek; she’s officially supporting homosexual marriage. I know what you’re thinking, “If Cindy supports it, I’ve got to support it.” But cool your jets. Even though Cindy McCain’s support may “help the tide...

70 percent of women who under go an abortion say they wouldn't do it again if they faced another unwanted pregnancy, about 60 percent experience emotional distress, and 16 percent suffer from severe distress warranting professional psychiatric attention*. That story is rarely told. Last Friday, the anniversary...

US President Barack Obama declared January 2010 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and asked everyone to recommit themselves to ending the modern practice of slavery in the world.  Human trafficking is an international problem where men, women, and children are victimized through force,...

The 2010 March for Life will be held Friday January 22nd in Washington D.C. The theme is “Stand Up Now! Unite for the Life Principles--No Exception! No Compromise!” Americans United for Life is hosting the first free Virtual March for Life. There’s a new feature now...

William Duncan, a lawyer involved in the Proposition 8 trial, will be a guest on the talk radio show Voice of the Nation, next Thursday at 3 pm (MDT). Please join us as we discuss the arguments presented in the final week of the case...

I read a lot of articles and blog comments surrounding family issues everyday, and I’ve noticed a trend. Very few, if any, of the articles and comments written about these subjects are written to teach people about the issues. Most seem to be written as a...

Proposition 8 is not new. A similar proposition passed by the voice of “the people” of California back in 2000. That proposition was later ousted by the California Supreme Court. Proposition 8 was just an effort of “the people” to put a bandage over the...

You've heard the arguments. "Homosexuals are an oppressed minority just like racial minorities and women." "The gay rights movement is the new civil rights movement." "Homophobia is equivalent to racism and sexism." Renditions of this argument are everywhere, particularly in the debate over same-sex marriage....

The federal judge over the Proposition 8 case, Judge Walker, is acting less like a federal judge, and more like an agenda driven journalist. Walker, who wanted this trial to be posted on YouTube, had his true colors revealed in an LA Times article posted...

The Supreme Court has entered an interim order that will bar real-time streaming of the Prop 8 trial to other federal courthouses and YouTube. The order will last until Wednesday. Till then, the Supreme Court will be deciding whether or not to make the ban...

Archbishop Raymond Burke, the American archbishop renown for his bulldog defense of the sanctity of life, will be speaking in Phoenix, Arizona this week. The local paper that reported his planned speech, Arizona Republic, referred to Burke as “divisive” and “controversial”. The sad thing is, that’s not...

The upcoming trial of Prop. 8 in San Francisco will now be televised on YouTube, according to a recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. "This certainly is a case that has sparked widespread interest," Walker said during a hearing. "I think a trial...

Another victory for traditional marriage yesterday! The New Jersey Senate voted 20 to 14 to reject the bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in the state. The bill needed 21 votes to pass. You can watch clips of the impassioned Senate debate here. Shortly after the...