UFI Blog

We were successful!!! Two weeks of concentrated negotiating, conjoling, writing, lobbying, and supporting have come to an end. At the conclusion of the 53rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), many in the pro-family coalition had slept less than four hours during...

On March 9th, the Chicago Tribune reported: President Barack Obama made his most forceful break yet from his predecessor's [George W. Bush] controversial scientific agenda on Monday, opening the door to a major expansion of government-funded research on embryonic stem cells and ordering federal...

While the administration does virtually nothing about Iran’s pursuit of weapons of mass destruction, it remains intent on the mass destruction of marriage in America. Friday White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs stated that President Obama was prepared to work with congressional liberals to repeal...

UFI President, Beverly Rice was profiled in the March edition of The World Congress of Families Newsletter.  Mrs. Rice will address the fifth World Congress of Families in August of 2009 in Amsterdam. Beverly Beckstead Rice is the President of United Families International, a nondenominational pro-family organization which has...

LOS ANGELES, CA - Undercover videos produced by Live Action Films were used to help strip Planned Parenthood of the $292,000 in taxpayer funds it received from Orange County, CA. The videos, part of the ongoing Mona Lisa Project, clearly show Planned Parenthood employees ignoring...

From CNA: On Wednesday the National Abstinence Education Association (NAEA) is sponsoring Abstinence Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. by bringing nearly 500 teens to the U.S. Capitol. The NAEA reported in a statement that the diverse group of teens will describe the positive benefit that...

The United States representative to the U.N. is making a move that goes against national law and President Obama's position on gay marriage. Please call your Congressman or U.S. Senator and protest the U.S. delegation’s position. U.N. Delegations are planning on adopting the CSW Resolution on...

United Families International is at the United Nations this week.  This is the second week of the 53rd Commission on the Status of Women.  Men and women from all over the world have gathered here to debate the issues they feel are most crucial to women. ...

Politico reports: Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” Indeed, Americans contribute philanthropically for many reasons — among them, support for science, religion or arts, as well as a desire to make the world...

From ADF: In Dotson v. Dell L. Bernstein, P.C., M.D., No. 08CA0020 (Colo. App. March 5, 2009) the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that Dionne Dotson can seek legal redress against an allegedly “medically negligent” abortionist for failing to terminate her pregnancy. Plaintiff, Dionne Dotson, sought the...

"At every stage of life, there is no greater resource and refuge for a child than the love of a parent. Time and time again, studies have found and affirmed that the nurture and love of parents plays a crucial role in positively shaping...

CNA reports: A spokesman for Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has said that the Freedom of Choice Act is among the congressman’s priorities and will be introduced “sooner rather than later,” according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) is intended to enshrine abortion...

On 21 June 1946, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established as a full-fledged United Nations Commission dedicated to ensuring women’s equality and to promoting women’s rights. Its mandate was to “prepare recommendations and reports to the Economic and Social Council on...

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...