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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...
The Fall of Western Snivelization
By Douglas Wilson   |   11.20.15
It is as though someone dropped our culture, what remains of it, into a fifty gallon drum of solvent, and then complained loudly when the whole thing wound up as a solution. That’s not the kind of solution I meant, complained the president.
Six Church Types That Try to Avoid Culture Wars
"If I could choose one more course for ministry training and preparation, it would be 'Courageous Leadership','' says Thom Rainer in a recent Christian Post article. Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, says that many challenges pastors and churches face now "can only be understood in the context of spiritual warfare" for which many church leaders are "ill-prepared."
Ask Gov. Bruce Rauner to Defund Planned Parenthood of ALL Taxdollars
By David E. Smith   |   11.19.15
Last month, Illinois Family Institute and the Christian Emergency League held a Jericho Prayer March around the executive mansion in...
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U.S. Bishops Take a Stand Against Pornography, Applauded by NCOSE
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which voted today to adopt a formal statement about the crisis of pornography, entitled "Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography," at the annual Fall General Assembly. NCOSE commends the bishops' stand against pornography as exploitive and harmful material.
The Progressive ‘Super Story’ That Wasn’t
By Robert Knight   |   11.18.15
Media bias is less about slanted stories than about what’s covered – or not. For example, when a Muslim extremist...
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