UFI Blog

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...

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...