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The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) concluded its twelfth session last week by passing a resolution in favor of traditional values. The Resolution The resolution, introduced by the Russian Federation, is entitled "Promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms through a better understanding of traditional values...

The Senate Finance Committee is voting today on its $829 billion version of the health care reform bill. President Obama is in favor of the bill; however, the health insurance industry is vocalizing their opposition to the plan. The health care reform bill currently being...

We came by this news a little late, but thought it notable enough to share, even though a bit outdated. Last month, Ben & Jerry’s renamed one of their most popular flavors “Hubby Hubby” in celebration of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Vermont. Throughout the...

United Families International Board member and Voice of the Nation talk show host Heather Sandstrom speaks from her personal experience as a Canadian citizen regarding government controlled healthcare. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUOjqzqKN6g]...

The city of Glasgow announced a new comprehensive sex education program yesterday that will begin teaching students as young as four. The program will begin with Primary 1 students and build each year upon previous knowledge, following the students all the way through secondary school....

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has until Sunday to decide on a bill that would establish a day of significance for slain politician Harvey Milk, the first openly homosexual official to be elected to public office in California. The bill, promoted as a day to commemorate the...

Recent studies show that within the next 20 years over 30 million Chinese men will be without wives. This huge gender imbalance is the direct result of highly abnormal male-to-female birth rate rations. The current ratio is 120 males born for every 100 female babies...

Energy and motion, two keys aspects of the Laws of Physics that govern the Universe, have new meaning to me now.  In a few short weeks, United Families International (UFI) has made phenomenal progress in the fight to protect family and marriage.   The frenetic pace...

Join us on “Voice of the Nation” as we talk with Dr. Karl B. Hiatt about the consequences of the healthcare plan currently being pushed in Congress.  How will it affect doctors?  How will it affect you?  Hear how these changes to our healthcare system...

Last week, Microsoft Corp. donated $100,000 to Washington Families Standing Together, a gay-rights organization pushing the passage of Referendum 71 in the state of Washington. Referendum 71, if passed, would extend legal protections and rights to domestic partnerships equivalent to that of legally married couples,...

Japan’s most recent election may mean a rise in fertility for the country. The incoming government, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), promised during elections that it would address Japans dropping fertility rate through a financial stimulus package.  The plan, as it was presented, promised...

Good news! New research indicates the support for abortion is decreasing. A new Pew Research Center poll released Thursday shows that support for legal abortions has dropped 11 percent since last year. In 2007 and 2008 the Pew center found 54% of American taking a pro-abortion...

UFI has joined with Stand For Marriage Maine in their fight to protect traditional marriage.  Recognizing that marriage between husband and wife continues to be the best foundation for strong and effective families and the best environment to prepare each new generation for productive lives...

There was another scuffle this week about the place of religious expression at the nation’s capitol. The conservative news site World Net Daily reported earlier this week that the 2009 Capitol Christmas Tree program did would not accept children’s ornaments with religious themes such as...

In a narrow vote earlier this week, the Senate Finance Committee approved an amendment to reinstate abstinence education funds removed from the budget earlier this year by President Obama and abortion advocates. The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-UT, restores $50 million dollars in funding...

Spain’s socialist government has released plans to liberalize the country’s abortion laws against public sentiment. The proposed alterations, approved by the cabinet, would make abortion available on demand for the first 14 weeks of pregnancy and for up to 22 weeks if the mother’s health...

Earlier this year, we sent you an update on the United Nations treaty for women - called the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and why we oppose its ratification. The United States of America is one of...

During a press conference prior to the opening of the 64th UN General Assembly, the new President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Ali Abdussalam Treki of Libya, was quoted calling homosexuality “not really acceptable.” International homosexual and human rights groups were swift...

Although the pro-family movement made great strides defending traditional marriage last election in states like California and Arizona, the battle is still not over. Come November, voters will need to vote against three new homosexual rights initiatives in Washington, Maine, and Kalamazoo, Michigan. This legislation...

Join Voice of the Nation today as they talk with United Families International President Michael N. Duff about the urgent need to stand for the family.  Everyday new attacks on the family surface and we cannot stand aside any longer.  President Duff is leading UFI...

United Families International In A Changing World My life changed a few weeks ago.  It did so in an inevitable manner, the same way it has happened for millions of other people, through all generations of time. I saw the change coming.  I tried even to defend...

As the Obama Administration has failed in its responsibility to adequately defend DOMA in court, and as the president has called for the repeal of DOMA, the need for urgent action is clear.  If you don’t stand and help in the fight who will? Mike...

by William C. Duncan, Marriage Law Foundation Those who are pushing a redefinition of marriage in the United States promote an ideology that says when it comes to marriage, all adult relationships are the same and that adult desires are more important than children's needs. A...