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In U.S. President-elect Obama's speech in Berlin he talked about being "a fellow citizen of the world".  He described the burdens of global citizenship that "continue to bind us together".  He said, "Partnership and cooperation among nations is not a choice; it is the one way,...

This last summer my family and I took a concert tour across eleven different southern states, and in nine of these we stopped to perform. We have a family music group where all eleven of us sing. This was quite an adventure, one in which...

United Families Arizona will host Celebrate Life! Roe vs. Wade - 36 years later Please join us: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 7:00 pm We will meet at Mesa Community College 1833 W. Southern Ave. Library Room 145 (located on the NW corner of campus) Shane Wikfors, former Executive Director of Arizona Right to Life, will be our...

More and more, it seems like the family is playing less of a role in the lives of young people around the country. In years past, children would do the right thing because they were taught well starting at home. Sure, there have...

Former head of the National Institutes of Health and the American Red Cross, Dr. Bernadine Healy, writes on research conducted on teens who choose chastity before marriage.  The following is an excerpt from her latest article, click here to read the full story. Kids who can...

From CNN: Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment industry.  “The...

At the beginning of a new year, January 2009 brings renewed goals, and hope for prosperity and peace, but it also brings with it five new bills designed by Equality Utah, a group actively pursuing political support in "securing rights and equality for the lesbian, gay,...

From the San Fransico Chronicle: State Attorney General Jerry Brown was "profoundly wrong" and "invented an entirely new theory" when he urged the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8's same-sex marriage ban on the basis that voters can't be allowed to overturn fundamental liberties, attorneys...

Looks like the U.S. abortion proponents are at it again. This time they have created what appears to be a new, updated version of the U.S. Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights was carefully enacted over time and with the ratification of a super-majority...

A new year has begun and in a short time the United States will have a new president.  As all new years bring changes, this New Year may bring devastating changes that will affect our families. One of those devastating changes may be a new abortion...

During the campaign to pass Prop. 8 in California, Tony Perkins, of the Family Research Council, produced a video warning of the dangers of legalizing Same-Sex marriage.  He shared that if Same-Sex marriage is legalized, then it must be taught as normal, acceptable and moral...

Barack Obama's selection to give the prayer at his upcoming inaugural continues to stir controversy. Rick Warren, author of the mega-bestsellingThe Purpose-Driven Life and pastor of a California megachurch, is controversial, because he opposes abortion rights and has campaigned to ban same-sex marriage. Gay rights activists are...

As we come to the end of another year, we at United Families International wish to thank all of you for your support during our 30th Anniversary year!  What a year it has been!  We have been successful on many fronts thanks to your willingness...

The UK news service, Mail Online reports the following story: When Lexie Slater-Folksman was born at 23 weeks  -  an age at which babies can still be aborted  -  she weighed just 1lb 8oz. She was put on a life support machine and her parents were warned their daughter might not...

MADRID, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people attended a Mass in central Madrid on Sunday designed to promote traditional family values in a predominantly Roman Catholic country that has legalized gay marriage and made it easier for people to divorce. The service started with...

In 2004, for the first time, California Senator Barbara Boxer introduced The Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA).  To date, the Bill has not been signed in to law but if passed, it would override every piece of Pro-Life legislation that has been made on a...

We all probably know someone who has been adopted.  In my case, my brother, 8 months my elder is adopted.  I also have dear friends who are adopted.  I can hardly imagine my life without them.  I think about the times I have spent with...

The U.S. News and World Report wrote on Dec. 22: "Supporters of Proposition 8, the California initiative that eliminated the right of same-sex couples to marry last month, reacted with surprise and dismay this weekend to the announcement by the state's attorney general that he had...

The LA Times reports:   Kenneth W. Starr, the former U.S. Solicitor General who led the inquiry into President Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica L. Lewinsky, will argue the case in favor of upholding a ban on gay marriage before the California Supreme Court. Starr was today named...

On December 18 Reuters reported the following UN news: The U.N. General Assembly split over the issue of gay rights on Thursday after a European-drafted statement calling for decriminalization of homosexuality prompted an Arab-backed one opposing it. Diplomats said a joint statement initiated by France and the...

Note: This News Alert was sent by Gary Bauer, click here to subscribe. Standing For Life  The Wall Street Journal reports today that the Bush Administration will announce new regulations Friday expanding the “right of conscience” protections for health care providers so that hospitals, doctors, nurses and other workers cannot be...

Successes of 2008: Our greatest victory this year has been the passage of Proposition 102 that  defines marriage as between one man and one woman!  It simply would not have passed without you.  There was an undeniable commitment to stand up for traditional family values and...

Note: This message was sent via the UFI Alert E-Mail Program.  Click here to be included in future UFI Alerts. Merry Christmas!!  Happy Hanukkah!  Isn't it wonderful to be able to say that to each other?  As much as we enjoy hearing and saying those phrases,...