UFI Blog

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Dr. Timothy Rarick Last September, on a Sunday afternoon, my wife and I were walking through “Speakers Corner” in Hyde Park, London. I was amazed by the number of men...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black Like me, you probably have many friends who share their opinions on social media about the important issues our families face. Even so, the current spate of articles,...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black For the United Nations, May 15 marked 25 years of observing the International Day of Families.  This day was created in 1995 to celebrate the importance of families...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black How do you define discrimination? The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that it is being prejudiced or having a prejudicial outlook, action or treatment towards a category of individuals, such...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Jenet Erickson At the recent United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women in New York City, a short but powerful film premiered. Its focus was the irreplaceable influence of...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Jenet Erickson The first article in this series focused on how societies benefit from an orientation toward nurturing children within families. As that article discussed, not only are children critical...

By Miriam Merrill Your Instagram account may be ruining your marriage. With the number of active monthly users reaching 1 billion, Instagram is more popular than ever. While there are millions of users in every age category, approximately 64% of users are unsurprisingly between 18-34. It seems...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Jenet Erickson When renowned Harvard sociologist Carle Zimmerman published his sweeping analysis of the rise and fall of great civilizations, he made a striking conclusion: The defining feature of civilizations at their...

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...