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According to a recent report, up to 50% of all babies diagnosed with Down syndrome in Ireland are aborted. This is still less than the 90% of Down syndrome babies that are aborted in the UK, but a drastic increase from the past In recent years,...

The LGBT community is anxiously awaiting the 2010 U.S. Census. The Census has had a difficult time the past twenty years deciding how to recognize the relationship of same-sex couples living together. In 1990, if same-sex couples identified themselves as married, the data readers would alter...

The most recent version of the US health care bill was unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday.  The massive bill is 1,990 pages and will cost $1.05 trillion in the first ten years alone. Click here to read the bill. Here is what you...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: MICHAEL N. DUFF Phone: 480.632.5450 Toll Free: 877.435.7834 Fax: 480.892.4417 ufi@unitedfamilies.org PO Box 2630 Gilbert, AZ 85299 Gilbert, AZ – Michael N. Duff, President of United Families International (UFI) has announced the appointment of A. Scott Loveless, PhD. as Vice President for International Policy.  The appointment takes effect immediately. ...

On Tuesday, two lead execs for Google’s Seattle and Kirkland offices sent an editorial to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer urging the approval of Referendum 71. Referendum 71 is a ballot initiative to maintain a Washington state law that would extend domestic partnership rights nearly equivalent to...

The Swiss government is considering altering its position on assisted suicide due to an influx of so-called ‘death tourism.’ The Swiss cabinet is currently considering two different proposals on the issue—one for tighter regulation and one for an outright ban of the procedure which has...

South Australia is frightfully close to passing a bill that would legalize voluntary euthanasia. According to the bill’s sponsor, Mark Parnell, passage of the bill is not a matter of if, but when. The legislation is closer to passage than any previous bill on euthanasia. It...

There was a lot of hype leading up to last Friday’s Law & Order episode addressing the issue of abortion. The episode, which deals with the murder of a late-term abortion doctor, didn’t seem of much interest until after reading the responses of pro-abortion parties...

President Obama signed the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes bill into law during a White House ceremony earlier today. The law inserts sexual orientation and gender identity into existing federal hate-crime legislation and expands existing federal legislation, which only allowed the federal government to prosecute hate-crimes...

Or so Justice Antonin Scalia claimed at an appearance Monday at The University of Arizona College of Law. According to an article by Howard Fischer, Scalia argued that the more liberal Justices are “trying to manufacture new constitutional rights that were never intended by the...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is synonymous with the battle to fight breast cancer. It is currently the largest and most widely known organization fundraising and educating to protect women against this medical threat. Race for the Cure, the organizations fundraising 5k, is also...

The authors of bestselling book Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, released a segment from their new book SuperFreakonomics in last week’s The Sunday Times. And what was the topic? The economics of prostitution. The article was presented under the guise of moral neutral, by focusing...

We just posted a copy of Jennifer Stinson’s outstanding speech to the first ever Smart Girl Summit on our website and we recommend everyone read it. Jennifer Stinson is an advocate with UFI where she lobbies the United Nation and other governmental entities for policies and...

Yesterday the Senate passed the LGBT hate crime bill we encouraged you to oppose earlier this week. The bill, The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, will extend the federal definition of hate crimes to include crimes committed based on sex, sexual...

Since Obama’s nomination of Chai Fledblum for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the press has released a series of startling quotations from Feldblum that reveal not only her agenda, but make evident the radical politics of many of President Obama’s nominees and staffers. She,...

The Senate is expected to vote in the next few weeks on a new piece of hate crime legislation that would provide special protections to homosexuals and transgender individuals. The legislation would give the federal government authority to prosecute violent crimes “motivated by prejudice” against...

The sex-ed program in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is to become a model for the nation. At least that is what organizations like the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States hope. Why is this a concern? First and foremost, because 50% of the...

Last week we told you to contact Gov. Schwarzenegger in opposition to a bill that would establish May 22 as "Harvey Milk Day," in honor of the openly homosexual politician. Yet, despite the objections of the people of California, Schwarzenegger signed the bill into effect...

Here are two videos showing the massive support for life at the pro-life march in Madrid Spain! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDfNeBuekB4&feature=player_embedded] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-miirYkgMo&feature=player_embedded]...

This weekend demonstrators took to the streets in Madrid  to opposes the socialist government’s proposed liberalization of national abortion laws. The proposed alterations would make abortions widely available and allow girls as young as 16 to obtain abortions without parental consent. United Families joined with the...

California gay marriage advocates just announced today a three-year campaign to promote same-sex marriage in California. The campaign, headed by gay-rights group Equality California, is called Let Freedom Ring and will spend over $15 million on paid advertising and grassroots efforts to win over public...

United Families International Vice President of Chapter Development, Carol Soelberg, was featured in a East Valley Tribune article this week defending marriage and speaking against domestic partnership registry in the state.  Carol sent her full remarks to Tribune author Sonu Munshi (listed below).  Munshi took...