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.
Join us at our Annual Banquet Celebration!
By David E. Smith   |   07.29.15

Early Bird Specials Expire on August 31st!

The Illinois Family Institute is very pleased to invite you to attend the 2015 Annual Faith, Family and Freedom Banquet on Friday, September 18th at 7:00 p.m. at The Stonegate Conference Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Our...
Call Governor Rauner Today!
By Kathy Valente   |   07.28.15
As of this writing, Governor Bruce Rauner has not yet taken action on HB 217, the bill that seeks to...
Destroying Religious Freedom to Save It
By Robert Knight   |   07.28.15
Even before the U.S. Supreme Court announced the previously unknown constitutional “right” to impose same-sex “marriage” on all 50 states,...
Franklin Graham Accuses Obama of ‘Imposing Gay and Lesbian Agenda’ Abroad in Wake of Gay Rights Speech to Kenya
By Stoyan Zaimov The Rev. Franklin Graham, who is also CEO of humanitarian relief group Samaritan’s Purse, has backed the...
The Meaning of Life
By Matt Barber   |   07.27.15
I suppose it’s a bit more of an anecdote than a commentary. Twenty-two years ago and it seems like last...
Fight for Equal Rights for Preborn Babies on Social Media!
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.24.15
In response to the barbaric revelations about Planned Parenthood, IFI would like to encourage our subscribers who use Facebook and...
5 Ways to Use Social Media to Stop Planned Parenthood
By Julie Roys In the past 10 days, pro-life Americans, outraged by videos showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing the harvest and...
NEA Stands Against Religious Freedom
At their annual meeting this month in Florida, the nation's largest teachers' union voted on a policy to oppose religious freedom restoration acts - or RFRAs.
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