UFI Blog

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Camille Williams Rachel’s cry of longing, envy and despair, “Give me children else I die” (Genesis 30:1) is echoed in our day by infertile couples, by same-sex couples, and by...

Contributed by Tori Black On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee held a full committee hearing on HR5, the Equality Act. Sponsors and supporters of the act claim that it will extend civil rights protections based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. The...

By Marisa Higley As a child I lived a life almost completely without technology. I spent my time outside, climbed trees, played in the mud and dirt, jumped on the trampoline, and picked raspberries from our bushes. Every chance I had I was outside exploring. I...

By Tonya Cox I am a mother in California.  My husband and I spent most of our family life raising our five children in here.  Our youngest child is a senior in high school and our third California high school graduate.  I cannot express how grateful...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black March 20, 2003, my family had joined my parents in Maui for a spring vacation. From our tiny, speck of an island in the middle of the Pacific,...

By Kimberly Williams Each year there are millions of unintended pregnancies. In 2013, I became part of that statistic, which changed my life forever. I had been casually dating a guy for 6 months. It was right before Christmas of 2012 that I decided to take...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black In 1975, Tippi Hedren, the actress best known for her role in the Alfred Hitchcock horror film The Birds, visited a Vietnamese refugee camp in Sacramento, California. Hedren...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Teresa Hunsaker For many decades now we have witnessed the progress of the movement for ‘equality’ between the sexes.  In fact, the debate has been going on for almost 100...

Contributed by Camille Williams Coincidentally, on January 22, 2019, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, National Geographic sent out an email titled in part “World’s largest child sacrifice discovered in Peru.” Of course, I clicked on the link. My husband spent two years in Peru as...

Contributed by Tori Black, President of United Families International Following World War II, the United Nations was formed with the goal of establishing a world of safety and peace. Peace, however, is elusive. Even when we are free from the ravages of war, people live with...

From the Desk of Tori Black: Hello Friends, Dr. Bernard Nathanson was an influential proponent of legalized abortion. He performed, by his own admission, 60,000 abortions during his career. He admitted to lying about how many abortions were performed before legalization and about how many women died...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black January brings two marches to Washington D.C. and around the nation. This year, the two groups met on consecutive days. The Women’s March, held this year on January...

by Ronde S. Walch “What class are you taking this semester?” I smile because I know where this conversation is headed when I reply, “Healthy Sexuality.” I am at lunch with three well-educated mothers in their thirties who excitedly launch into their own understanding of the...

by Elizabeth Warner A cross, marking a church and symbolizing Christian faith, is burned mercilessly. Churches are demolished in an attempt to halt worship. Millions of Muslims are held captive and fed communist propaganda to cleanse them of their faith. This is China and the reality...

by Laura Waters Most human beings will likely encounter trauma at some time in their lives. In fact, researchers estimate that 70% of American adults have experienced trauma in their lives, and 20% of people in this category go on to develop PTSD.i Traumatic events...

By Kaelie Lemmon As stated by Lao Tzu, “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” I discovered this profound truth in my teenage years. Although I had previously experienced small, nearly unrecognizable feelings of depression, my first stand-still, world-stopping...

By United Families International “Mom, can I tell you something?” I happily said yes, I always enjoy hearing about my 11-year-old’s day. But I was not prepared for this: “There was a girl at school that received a three-week suspension, and the police were called because...

by Jenet Jacob Erickson This last week, Utah signed into law what some have called “the best-designed” medical marijuana law in the country. Crafting that law was not easy. In just a few years marijuana has become a key political issue across the nation. Utah was...

By Alan Pastor Jamie was in middle school, or what I like to call the armpit of life. He hasn’t dated, kissed, or even held the hand of a girl; yet he’s on the Sex Offender Registry. He’s expressed to his therapist the fear of...

by United Families International China, a country who has never been reserved or timid about their “reproductive” regulations, has instituted a startling change in their population control policy. In a major reversal, China, rather than restricting parents from bearing children, is now moving toward requiring citizens...

By Holly Jo Martin The makers of the movie Gosnell deliver a horrifying suspense movie that just happens to be true. At first it seems like it is a movie about a pill mill being run in an abortion clinic in Philadelphia. The movie is fast...

“Your baby has no chance of life.” Those heartbreaking words were delivered to Siobhan Whelan following an ultrasound on January 4, 2010 whereupon she learned that her unborn baby boy was affected by holoprosencephaly, a congenital brain malformation that generally causes death before birth. Most...