It matters not that we do not use weapons, martial or ranged. What matters most is what is in our hearts. Here we are, fighting, not for national boundaries. Not even for our mortal lives do we stand and march to defend. What we fight for is greater than any of this.

What we fight for is peace, liberty, and justice; what we are fighting for is the survival of our families, for One Family Under God; what we are fighting for is the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth; what we are fighting for, is Cheon-Il-Guk.

Let the battle begin, and let it end without a drop of blood being spilled.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Family Federation President Urges Passage of Proposition 8

On the November 4th Election in the United States, most people in the world are focused on the election of Barack H. Obama. However, there are also state and local elections held on the same day. One of them had to do with the fight for family values.

On the California ballot, there was Proposition 8, a law that would define marriage as between a man and a woman in the eyes of California state law. Here's a bit of it from the viewpoint of the Unification Movement. Specifically, this is the endorsement of Proposition 8 by the president of FFWPU USA.

Family Federation President Urges Passage of Proposition 8

Contact: Press Office, +1-202-319-3200 ext 115,

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Michael Jenkins,
President of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (USA)
announced his support today for California's Protect Marriage Act,
Proposition 8. Jenkins affirmed strong support for the proposition, which
would restore the definition of marriage in California as between a man and
a woman.

"The received tradition of marriage, between a man and a woman, always has
been and remains today the building block of society, the cornerstone of
civilization. Marriage consecrated by God is called for as a key institution
by every religion in the world. Every one protects women and children by
honoring, celebrating, and fortifying marriage as a sacrament," Jenkins

"To reduce marriage from a covenant with God between a husband and wife to a
contract between two individuals, regardless of gender, is to impoverish the
institution of marriage precisely at the time when America most urgently
needs men and women to love each other, love their children, and love others
with the enduring heart of a parent that comes from God alone," he
explained. "Passage of Proposition 8 does not impinge upon the rights and
privileges of anyone, but rather affirms the aspirational model of a
marriage that represents a sacred covenant with the Divine and manifests
God's image as brought forth in scripture as that of male and female and
ultimately of a Father and a Mother, " he said.

"However, a 'no' vote on Proposition 8 sends the wrong message to our
children and to following generations about who we are as a people, what we
live for, and who we live for. The fact is, a sanctified bond between a man
and a woman represents more than a mere union between individuals. It
represents the merging of the husband's lineage with that of the wife. The
received tradition of marriage is meaningful because it has the vertical
dimension of God's love and image as well as ancestral lineage and heritage.
It also has a horizontal dimension of love between husband and wife. All
children need and deserve parents who love them and who are married to each
other. New life deserves origins in respect and loving intimacy. Nearly all
Americans know this. Nearly all people in the world know this. Life,
liberty, and the pursuit of happiness begin with and are secured in a loving
family rooted in marriage blessed by God," Jenkins said.

[The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, also known as the
Family Church of America, was founded by the Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Sun Myung

SOURCE Family Federation for World Peace and Unification

The press release in this message has appeared today in the following online

San Francisco Business Times
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Nashville Business Journal
Business Journal Phoenix
Portland Business Journal
Street Insider
Calibre Macro World
Houston Chronicle

The Earth Times (UK)
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2012 Motto for the Unification Movement

Cheon-gi 3 (2012) Unification Movement/Tongilgyo/Cheon Il Guk Motto:

"The Era of the Victory, Liberation, and Completion of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind"

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