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Lina F. Hatch, United Families Arizona Chapter Director My Family: My  husband, Lorin and I have been married 37 years.  We have 7 children and 7 grandchildren.  Presently, all of us live in Arizona.  Lorin & I have lived in Gilbert (greater Phoenix area) for 32 years and...

UFI will present the following petition to the General Assembly of the UN on Tuesday, December 9th at UN Headquarters.  The presentation of the signatures comes on the 60th Anniversery of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The petition reads:  We, the undersigned citizens of the member nations...

In the wake of California's proposition 8, Equality Utah has the ear of some of Utah's most influential policy makers.  According to the Deseret news, "A group of Utah lawmakers unveiled five pieces of proposed legislation aimed at securing rights for gay couples".  If you thought this...

Elton John, the openly gay musician, has joined many other gay rights activist and denounced gay marriage.  From New York Elton John and his partner, David Furnish told the USAToday: "We're not married. Let's get that right. We have a civil partnership. What is wrong with Proposition...

Live Action Films is a youth led human rights movement dedicated to the respect and protection of all human life including the unborn. We use new media and educational presentations to share the truth about life and the threats to life, liberty, and the pursuit of...

Note: This message was sent via the UFI Alert E-Mail Program.  Click here to be included in future UFI Alerts. The economic crisis is affecting families all over the world.  Governments are struggling to find ways to solve the problems. Each day's headlines detail a new...

Over the past couple of months I have engaged in the gay marriage debate several times with a handful of people. I have drawn the same conclusion every time, this is not a debate about gay rights, this is a debate about religious freedom. As...

Today Matt, Taylor, and I had an interesting lunch discussion on the topic of abortion. It made me think about the seriousness of it and the many perspectives that people have on this sacred topic. In a debate, it is nearly impossible to come to...

Pornography is one of the filthy culprits that has led to the execution of the traditional family. It is a repulsive and disturbing addiction that is breaking the hearts of the wives and children of confused men who indulge in its cheapness. This, the most...

The California State Constitution, Article 1 Section 7.5 reads, "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." This amendment to the state constitution was made after the Nov. 4th election in which 52% of California voters made the...

As the 2008 election has played out it has been somewhat different than I expected. I thought we would hear a lot about the war--the war in Iraq that is. Instead I have witnessed first hand the tremendous need to protect, promote and strengthen the...

I remember when it was important for schools to teach students about reading, writing, math and science. In fact, No Child Left Behind was designed to help schools focus on the mastery of those subjects so that American children would be able to compete in...

The marriage debate has surely opened my eyes to the importance of educating oneself on the issues and voting according to that education rather than the confusing rhetoric that surrounds each campaign. There is a tremendous amount of deception that can only be dispelled...

What ever happened to the concept of respecting other people's opinions? I was always taught to disagree agreeably even when passionate about the issue. Unfortunately, the anti-family, homosexual groups have gone nuclear by taking disagreeing to a whole new level. Not only will those who disagree...

You carefully monitor the types of television your children watch. You restrict the movies they attend and you are vigilant about the types of reading material they bring into the home. So have you covered all of the bases? If you haven’t...

Sunday, June 15 is Father's Day, and this is a message for all Dads. Do you know just how indispensable you are to your wife and your children? To your community? When you are present in the home and married to your children’s mother, so many positive...

We constantly hear from Planned Parenthood and other liberals that "everybody does it." And since every teen is supposedly sexually active, the remedy is condoms. Now a new study comes out to refute those tired lines. And guess what? The Center for Disease Control study reports...

A new Gallup Poll shows that 70 percent of Americans think that divorce is morally acceptable. That’s up 11 percentage points from seven years ago. Good thing? Bad thing? Well the Gallup people seem to think it is a good thing:...

Isn’t a half-human, half-animal creature the stuff of mythology? Well not any more. The British House of Commons has just this week passed an animal-human hybrid law. British MP’s have granted scientists the license to create any kind of hybrid (human and...

California’s Supreme Court refused today to recognize a “compelling state interest” in traditional marriage: "We cannot find that retention of the traditional definition of marriage constitutes a compelling state interest. Accordingly, we conclude that to the extent the current California statutory provisions limit marriage to opposite-sex...

You have to hand it to those avid pro-lifers in South Dakota. For the second straight election cycle, they have qualified a ballot initiative in an attempt to limit abortions in the homeland of Mount Rushmore – the Shrine to Democracy. Nothing is more central to...