UFI Blog

Two weeks after the Washington, D.C. City Council refused to allow a ballot initiative that would put the definition of marriage in Washington up for popular vote, the D.C. Council gave the first vote of approval for new legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.  The bill...

Last week the White House announced that President Obama intends to make a pledge for U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions at the United Nations climate summit meeting next week in Copenhagen.  Earlier last month we sent out a weekly alert warning you of the...

The Council of Europe is currently debating a new draft resolution that would make a women’s right to abortion legally superior to a doctor or health care provider’s conscientious or religious objection to such procedures. The new resolution, entitled “"Women's access to lawful medical care:...

Beginning in 2010, traditionally conservative Austria will provide state recognition to same-sex civil unions. The new legislation was approved last week in a compromise between the two leading parties and provides same-sex couples with most of the rights of married couples, including financial benefits such...

When we have posted on corporate support or opposition to important family and life issues in the past, there has always been an impressive response from our readership, the most frequent response being, “What can I do?” This has been most readily the case with...

Just last week we posted a plea for your help in building our Facebook network. Our initial goal was to have a simple but respectable 1,000 fans by the first of next year. Well thanks to you, we managed to blow past that goal in...

ChurchOuting.org, a new website launched last Wednesday, hopes to add momentum to the homosexual rights movement in Washington by means of a good old-fashioned witch-hunt. The website gathers and publicly displays anonymous accusations of homosexuality against Catholic priests within the Archdiocese of Washington. It lovingly...

Saturday the Senate voted 60-39 to move the U.S. Senate Health Care Bill sponsored by Sen. Harry Reid to the floor for open debate. This newest rendition of the health care bill has removed the Stupak Amendment, which prohibits all public funding for abortion, and...

This week Veracruz, Mexico became the 17th state in Mexico to write into legislation that life begins at conception. Now over half of the nation’s 32 states have written similar restrictions on abortion into their constitutions and lawmakers in Veracruz have adopted a measure to...

On Tuesday, the Washington, D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics voted to refuse a ballot initiative that would open the definition of marriage in D.C. for public vote, claiming the initiative violated human rights. The board denied the petition the same day it scheduled a December...

As the Senate prepares to vote this Saturday on opening Senator Harry Reid’s new health care bill for floor debate, recent polls indicate that most Americans are in favor of a ban on federal funding for abortion—a ban that is absent in the  new bill....

A French judge has ruled that a hospital in Orange, France was guilty of “unreasonable obstinacy” in its efforts to save a newborns life. The verdict is over the birth of a child in December 2002. According to LifeSiteNews.com, the baby’s heartbeat failed during delivery and...

This week on “Voice of the Nation” they be talking about the great success in Maine and the election results for both conservative governors in Virginia and New Jersey.  Join us as we talk with Scott Loveless about protecting marriage and family as we move...

Although the debate over abortion has always been a vehement one, the recent passage of the Stupak Amendment, the amendment removing federal funding for abortion in the current health care bill, has poured fuel all over the smoldering fire. Simply put, pro-abortionists are outraged, claiming...

Same-sex marriage advocates launched a campaign earlier this week to overturn California’s Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage in California.   The LGBT advocacy group Love Honor Cherish began gathering signatures Monday to put a new amendment on the November 2010 ballot that...

The United Families International Blog is seeing enormous growth. Just last month we had over 14,000 hits! Thank you so much for your support and concern for issues affecting the family. Now we need your help building our Facebook network. Through Facebook we keep you updated...

Yesterday, we sent out an alert on the threat from the “homosexual rights “movement to your religious liberties. Yet, LGBT activists continue to deny the conflict between these two contradictory rights and even well-meaning advocates of the family doubt that the threat truly exists. In order...

The homosexual rights movement is gaining momentum around the world. Just in the last few months, the United Nations (UN) made new advances in its attempts to redefine gender and sexuality, homosexual rights activists hosted large demonstrations in both Washington, D.C. and Taipei, Taiwan, and...

Two Argentinean men are on their way to being the first same-sex couple legally married in Latin America. After being denied a marriage license last April, the two men, José María Di Bello and Alex Freyre, sued and Judge Gabriela Seijas ruled last week that...

In an initiative started by writers for AMERICAblog, LGBT activists are attempting to make their money talk.  They are calling for a stop to all donations and contributions to the DNC, Organizing for America, and the Obama campaign until the President fulfills promises made during...