Choose Life
“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live…” ~Deuteronomy 30:19
Defending Families
“Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” ~Phil. 2:4
Equipping The Body of Christ
“You are the light of the world… Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” ~Matt. 5:14-16
Religious Liberty
An individual’s civil rights of religious liberty and freedom of conscience should be affirmed and free from government interference.
Be Thankful for Some Princeton Students
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.26.15
In light of the self-indulgent, self-referential, and oppressive efforts of both students and faculty to impose their ideological views and circumscribe speech on college campuses, it is refreshing and inspiring to see that not all students can be intimidated. A...
With Thanksgiving
By David E. Smith   |   11.25.15
On behalf of the Illinois Family Institute — and my own family — I want to wish a very happy...
A Rape Survivor Speaks Out About Transgender Bathrooms
There’s no way to make everyone happy about transgender bathrooms and locker rooms. So the priority ought to be finding a way to keep everyone safe.
America’s Education Disaster
The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress report, also known as The Nation’s Report Card, shows that U.S. educational achievement, to put it nicely, leaves much to be desired.
The American Dream in Crisis: It’s Time for a New Moynihan Moment
The American Dream is in crisis because the American family is in crisis. We must commit to a national—not purely governmental—effort to promote strong families.
A Christian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
By Matt Barber   |   11.23.15
What was President Obama’s immediate and instinctive response to this month’s Islamic terror attacks in Paris? Did he offer prayers for the families of the slaughtered and vow to wipe out the global cancer that is Islamic Jihad? Did he pledge to come alongside France and work with our wounded European ally until every last Islamic State barbarian is wiped from the face of the earth?
Stand With Us
By David E. Smith   |   11.21.15
Illinois Family Institute has been fighting for traditional family values for more than 23 years now. We have never been...
Syrian Refugees: U.S. House Passes WEAK Bill
From Eagle Forum In the wake of the evil and horrific events in Paris, Congress decided to react to President...
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