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On the same day we sent out our alert last week on the UNFPA’s troubling adoption of climate change to promote “reproductive rights” programs, The National Post ran an article confirming our fears. In the article, “The Real Inconvenient Truth,” Diane Francis writes: “The ‘inconvenient truth’ overhanging...

Last week in a post on renewed U.S. funding for embryonic stem cell research, we claimed that embryonic stem cell research was not necessary as most medical advances were coming from adult stem cell research. In support of that claim, here are two inspiring videos...

The New Jersey Senate was scheduled to vote last Thursday on legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state, but the vote was postponed. According to legislative sources, the vote was postponed by the bill’s sponsor due to lack of support. The bill now moves...

The Washington D.C. City Council voted to legalize same-sex marriage today by an 11-2 margin. Mayor Adrian Fenty has already promised to sign the bill, at which time it goes to Congress for final approval. The vote comes despite strong opposition from local groups and the...

This month two different researchers released two different studies on pornography asserting two totally different conclusions. The first claims that all men watch pornography without any negative effects on their sexuality, while the second asserts that pornography is destructive for individuals, marriage, families and communities....

The National Institutes of Health, the federal government’s chief medical facilities, announced last week that it has approved 13 new lines of human embryonic stem cells for federally financed research. There are currently 96 other lines under review for similar research. Approval of the new lines...

The new film South Dakota: A Woman’s Right to Choose, a documentary/drama examining abortion, is designed to bring new life to the abortion debate, or so the director hopes. Whether it actually does remains to be seen. The film, written and directed by Bruce Isacson, follows...

“A fetus is what’s in the uterus right now. That is not a baby. A baby is what is born at forty weeks. A fetus is what’s in your uterus right now,” says the Planned Parenthood counselor selling an abortion in the newest undercover video...

Here at United Families International we do our best to keep you up-to-date on policy issues around the world that affect the family. Here is a quick round-up of current developments in same-sex marriage and civil unions around the world. Argentina: Argentina’s Supreme Court is currently...

Eliminating future populations is the key to controlling climate change. Or at least that is the underlying logic of the State of the World Population 2009 report released last month by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Population and Climate "Although its role is difficult to quantify...

After two days of heated debate, the Senate tabled the pro-life Nelson amendment yesterday with a 54 to 45 vote. The amendment would have prevented federal funds from being used to purchase any health insurance plan that covers abortion, thus enforcing the already-existing Hyde Amendment....

New legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in New Jersey passed a critical vote Monday. The Senate Judiciary committee voted 7 to 6 to advance the same-sex marriage legislation to a vote before the full Senate. Incoming New Jersey Governor, Chris Christies, who beat out Gov. Jon...

A pro-life amendment is finally being added to Senator Harry Reid’s health care bill. Senator Ben Nelson (D-Neb) introduced the amendment to the Senate health care bill on Monday. The amendment, which essentially mirrors the language of the Stupak Amendment, would ban abortion coverage within...

There are a lot of people that don't want you to watch Demographic Bomb.In fact, when we released Demographic Winter, the prequel, to Demographic Bomb, those that did not want the message to get out, launched pre-emptive and slanderous attacks against the message of the...

The Dali City Health Bureau, in the Yunnan Province of China, funded the opening of a “gay bar” in the city in order promote a reduction in the transmission of AIDS. The Health Bureua hopes the bar will provide a center for educating homosexual men...

The South Korea Ministry of Health estimates that doctors perform 350,000 abortions per year in the country, while delivering only 450,000 babies per year. That means 43.7 percent of all pregnancies are aborted. From those numbers, who would have guessed that abortion has been technically...

Next week the European Court of Human Rights will begin hearing a case that will decide whether Ireland’s ban on abortion violates a woman’s human rights. The case is taken by three Irish women who claim their health was put in danger by being forced to...

The effort started last month to put a repeal of California’s Proposition 8 on the 2010 ballot appears to be losing steam already. Courage Campaign, one of the larger homosexual rights group in the U.S., has announced that it will no longer be supporting the...

A Vermont judge has ruled to give full custody of a seven year-old girl to her non-biological, lesbian mother in the state’s first same-sex custody battle. The child, Isabella, was conceived by Lisa Miller during her one year civil union to Janet Jenkins. When the...

Wednesday, the New York state Senate voted against a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. The bill was voted down with an impressive 38 to 24 margin. Gov. David Paterson had promised to sign the bill into law if it had passed, making...

Nearly 19 million sexually transmitted disease (STD) are reported each year in the United States and almost half of these infections occur among 15- 24 year-olds, according to the most recent report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The full report, released...

Yesterday was World AIDS Day, dedicated to educating the public about AIDS prevention and eliminating discrimination towards those suffering from AIDS. However, what is most interesting about the day of international events and education dedicated to the eradication of HIV and AIDS is that no...

A last minute ruling on Monday put a hold on what would have been the first same-sex marriage in Latin America yesterday. The hold came after a national judge overturned a previous ruling that would have allowed Alex Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello to...