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MercuryNews.com reports: The California Supreme Court today appeared inclined to uphold Proposition 8, but showed obvious reluctance to void thousands of same-sex marriages already in place when voters restored a ban on gay marriage last fall. During three hours of arguments in San Francisco, the justices peppered...

Exerpts from LaVarr Christensen's A Principled Understanding of Same-Sex Politics: I remember it well. It was 2003 and the Massachusetts Supreme Court had stunned our country with its own radical and unprecedented ruling. They ordered the State of Massachusetts, based on their state Constitution, to immediately...

Being a parent is one of the greatest joys we have in this world. Being able to guide, direct, encourage and support your child is what being a parent is all about. That could all come to an end for parents all over...

During last year’s campaign, candidate Obama repeatedly insisted that he was not “pro-abortion.” The statement was made to assuage the concerns of many voters who were understandably suspicious. As president, his short record demonstrates a starkly different reality. Over the weekend, news broke that President Obama...

Dear Friends, Because we believe that every stage of human life from the moment of conception to natural death is entitled to protection under the law, we ask for your support of House Bill 222, the “Unborn Child Pain Prevention Act”. This bill would require a Utah...

CPAC 2009 was a great experience.  At a time when the conservative movement was feeling "down and out," the conference was the perfect remedy to unite and recharge the movement.  CPAC was the place of several speeches and meetings, some of the "MUST SEE" speeches...

For the second day in a row, the 2009 edition of CPAC focused the conversation on the economy. Barack Obama's plan to save the economy was discussed and many conservative alternatives to the president's plan were offered. Rep. Jason Chaffetz from Utah submitted to the...

When I think of Fargo, North Dakota I think of cold, snow and ice; a place where only the very hearty would survive. Today, Carol Soelberg and Laura Knaperek experienced first hand the cold and snow…but were warmed by the enthusiasm of the people and...

The largest CPAC in history kicked off today in Washington, D.C. with more than 8,500 attendants.  A large youth presence is noticed as nearly half of those 8,500 CPAC goers are college students.  Much of the conversation was dominated by the current economic condition, the "Fairness...

From The Exception Magazine:  Since 1978 United Families International (UFI) has protected the family as the fundamental unit of society.  As a non-denominational, non-partisan, non-profit organization, UFI is an internationally recognized pro-family voice.  Through social science research, UFI works to strengthen the family by promoting...

United Families International will be attending the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), held in Washington, D.C. from February 26-28. From Wikipedia: CPAC is an annual political conference attended by conservatives, activists, and elected officials from across the United States. CPAC began in 1973 as a...

It was 3:00 a.m. A small group of pro-family activists, including several from United Families International, were sitting in the basement of the United Nations. Behind the closed doors of the adjacent conference room were dozens of delegates who were trying to finalize...

Lina Hatch, the now former Director of United Families Arizona, introduces new State Director, Tricia Groe: As former director of United Families Arizona, I am excited to announce a recent change in leadership. Tricia Groe, a former member of the Arizona House of Representatives from Legislative...

From The Minnesota Independent:  The office of state Sen. Paul Koering, a gay Republican representing a district near Brainerd, Minn., is responding by e-mail to criticisms over his decision not to vote for the Marriage and Family Protection Act, a bill that would make gay marriage legal...

President Barrack Obama is at it again. This time, instead of appointing someone who evades paying taxes, his nominee for Deputy Attorney General, David W. Ogden evades moral judgment. Ogden, a former top aide to Attorney General Janet Reno from the Clinton era, has worked tirelessly...

LifeSiteNews reports that President Obama will call Governor Kathleen Sebelius, of Kansas, to be the new head to the Health and Human Services Department.   The article states, "While House officials say President Barack Obama will name pro-abortion Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who has been criticized...

LifeSiteNews: Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), the political arm of Canada's pro-life movement, has called on US President Barack Obama not to preside over the greatest slaughter of African Americans in history via abortion.  CLC President Jim Hughes noted that Obama, "the first black President" has a...

The Obama Administration has declared war on parents and children. In the last few weeks, they have approved and voted for people or groups who would like to promote pornography, pedophilia, and destroy parental rights. They have appointed or voted for people or...

Fom LifeSiteNews: 12-year-old "Lia" of Toronto has become a star at her school and on Youtube with her five-minute pro-life speech, crafted for a school competition.  Despite discouragement and outright opposition, Lia's presentation was so well done that she reportedly won the contest she was told...

The Digital Network Army, United Families International and Capital Resource Institute are joining forces this Tuesday to rally for families at the Capitol Building in Sacramento.  Both state houses are drafting official resolutions condemning the passage of Proposition 8 and urging the Supreme Court to...