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Rachel Allison Last Wednesday night my husband and I had the opportunity to attend the Presidential debate.  What an exciting evening!  And we had great seats….right behind CNN’s technical crew.  We not only had a great view of the stage, but we could see a small...

Ladies, unless your Angelina Jolie and have endless money, you’ll probably want to marry that guy you’re living with.  A new study suggests that women short change themselves when they settle for premarital cohabitation rather than marriage. Looking at the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, researchers...

Diane Robertson Washington State has become the seventh U.S. state to legalize same-sex "marriage." This new law is considered an anti-discrimination law. Many of these laws, like Washington State's, will include a religious clause. These clauses are there to exempt churches and clergymen from being sued...

Diane Robertson Parents did you know that the ACLU has launched a campaign they call, "Don't Filter Me"?  They are asking students across the nation to check out five websites at their schools to see if they are filtering them and then to report back to...

Melissa Anderson I am an active duty military officer.  Right now my husband and children are on the west coast and I am on the east.  My heart stayed with my children.  Every morning I wake up wondering how I’ll make it another moment without six...

Rachel Allison Five years ago one of my closest friends chose a lesbian life-style.  Prior to her decision she was devoted to her church and her faith.  I know she doesn’t attend church services any more, but I hope she continues to stay close to God...

An international team of pediatric researchers have determined that “stressful life events in childhood have an impact on the course of migraine and TTH [tension-type headache] and increase the possibility of combined headaches.”  The researchers used both clinical and epidemiological databases to reach their conclusions. ...

Here’s the question we asked our UFI readers: “If the Prop 8 case reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, will the court agree to hear the case?” Here’s how readers responded: 70 Percent                          “Yes” 11 Percent                          “No” 19 Percent                          “Don’t know”...

Danny Quinney Earlier this week I heard about an incident in Raeford, North Carolina.  Apparently a state worker was checking lunches of elementary school students to make sure they met the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines for nutrition.  This unidentified state worker told a student...

Diane Robertson On Monday, February 13th, Governor Christine Gregoire signed gay marriage into law making Washington State the seventh in the U.S. to legalize same-sex marriage.  This was big news for both liberals and conservatives, the religious and the non-religious. One thing that particularly caught my attention...

Ann Bailey Any mother who has ever packed a school lunch for their child can tell you of the challenges involved in bridging the gap between what a child will eat, what is nutritious, what can go unrefrigerated, what you have in your fridge or cupboard,...

Rachel Allison On this Valentine’s Day my thoughts are not only focused on my Sweetheart Husband, but I’m thinking about my two single marriage-age sons. I found this little quiz on line and I’m sending it not only to them, but to you, our readers…. For those of...

People who marry and have children intuitively know that children are a blessing and a benefit, not only to them, but to society as a whole.  They know this in spite of the endless chattering of population control advocates and environmentalists that insist that human...

Just in time to celebrate National Marriage Week, Patrick Fagan of Family Research Council offers “162 Reasons to Marry.”  National Marriage week began on Feb. 7 and ends, predictably, on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14).  Fagan’s report gives a run-down of some of the more commonly...

Here’s the questions we asked UFI readers: Did you know that the Girl Scout organization has strong links to Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion & "sexual rights" advocacy groups? Here is how readers responded: 53 Percent                   “yes” 47 Percent                   “no” At this time of year when cute little girls...

Ann Bailey "In India, China and many other parts of the world today, girls are killed, aborted and abandoned simply because they are girls. The United Nations estimates as many as 200 million girls  are missing in the world today because of this so-called “gendercide”."  So states...

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 the 9th cirtcuit court of appeals  ruled California’s ban on "gay marriage" unconstitutional. In the 2-1 ruling, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Proposition 8 took rights away from a vulnerable minority without benefiting parents, children or...

Rachel Allison On February 2nd, I wrote my letter to Komen’s Foundation Headquarters praising their decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood.  But apparently for every letter voicing support, they received a much larger number condemning their decision.  Such is the power of the most vocal… or...

This is the question we asked UFI female readers: Women:   “If artificial womb technology were actually available, would you forgo pregnancy & use it to bring your children into the world?” This is how women responded: 93 Percent                   No 0 Percent                     Yes 7  Percent                    Undecided Wow!  We really thought that out...

Diane Robertson Across the nation in several public universities and colleges, students and professors are being denied their right to conscience: the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one's conduct or motives, impelling one toward right action. This is particularly in regards to...

Melissa Anderson About a year ago I almost bought one of those hilarious bumper stickers that say “Save the Ta-Tas”. I thought it’d look great slapped across the back of my minivan, right next to the CTR sticker.  I didn’t buy it, not because I’m not...

Rachel Allison Thomas Fuller, English historian and writer wrote, “The first faults are theirs that commit them; the second theirs that permit them.”  Another quote worth memorizing is by Plautus, “I count that man as lost who has lost his sense of shame.” We also lose much...

Melissa Anderson My husband is usually a fashion disaster.  Mind you I’m not much better, but at least I don’t wear blue plaid pants with a striped brown shirt. He never leaves the house in such disrepair, but he is known to lounge about our home...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers: “If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the FCC cannot police the airways for indecency, are you prepared to completely prohibit TV viewing in your home?” Here’s how the readers responded: 45 Percent                   Already do prohibit TV viewing 30 Percent                   Will start...

Diane Asay We usually hear that we should honor our parents, but I propose that we also honor our children.  Our children deserve to feel that they have worth.  They deserve to be treated and respected as an equal.  They deserve to be raised the best...