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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...

United Families International has joined with others in an effort to stand for marriage in Albania.  The Albanian government has announced that it will file legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in the country and the Albanian pro-family movement has asked for our help.  United Families...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 11, 2009 CONTACT: MIKE DUFF (O)(877)435-7834 e-mail:mduff@unitedfamilies.org DUFF NAMED PRESIDENT OF UNITED FAMILIES INTERNATIONAL Gilbert, AZ—The Board of Directors of the international pro-family advocacy group United Families International (UFI) has appointed Michael N. Duff as President of the organization.  Duff will bring his extensive experience in...

As the season ends, it is apparent that the work of defending families has never been so relevant. The blatant attempt at the United Nations and around the world to promote the pervasive and expansive use of abortion has kept us very busy, as has...

Friday September 18th United Families will be speaking at Smart Girl Summit 2009 in Nashville Tennessee.  The summit will focus on how women can make a difference in America.  Jennifer Stinson, a UFI representative, will focus her speech on why what happens at the United...

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has!" - Margaret Mead Join Voice of the Nation Thursday as they discuss President Obama’s Tuesday’s speech to the students of America.  Find out...

Did you know? On Tuesday at 12pm ET, September 8th, US President Barak Obama will deliver a national address to the public school students of America.  According to the US Department of Education the president will challenge students to work hard, set education goals, and take...

Uncle Sam Wants You!!!  This familiar pre-World War I slogan has been used to encourage American citizens to sign up for active duty in order to protect their country from outside intruders.  In a recent twist, modern time governments, including the United States have moved...

Voice of the Nation talking about Obamacare “At the heart of President Barack Obama’s health-care plan is an insurance program funded by taxpayers, administered by Washington, and open to everyone. Modeled on Medicare, this “public option” will soon become the single dominant health plan, which...

The United Nations Economic, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) suggests that sex education is an entitled right to children of all countries and cultures starting at the age of five. The 98 page report that was released in June of this year is called International Guidelines...

TUNE IN TO UFI’s RADIO TALK SHOW LEARN ABOUT CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE FAMILY AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Starting off our new fall season former TV newscaster, reporter, and talk show host Heather Sandstrom will be co-hosting Voice of the Nation every...

August 10th-12th United Families International participated in the fifth edition of World Congress of Families (WCF) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. WCF is a gathering of individuals and organizations from all over the world whose focus is the preservation of the natural family. ...