Articles by Laurie Higgins
Foolish Journalists Attack NFL Coach Tony Dungy
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.24.14
The Chicago Tribune must have an expansive anti-discrimination hiring policy that prohibits discrimination based on foolishness because the paper hires a boatload of foolish writers. The feckless Trib writer ‘o’ the week is sports writer Steve Rosenbloom who penned an embarrassing piece about the admired football coach Tony Dungy. To be clear, it is Rosenbloom—not Dungy—who should be embarrassed.
Stunning Attempt by Congressional Dems to Overturn All State and Federal Abortion Restrictions
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.16.14
A hearing was held yesterday on the deviously named ultra-partisan “Women’s Health Protection Act” (S. 1696). If passed this legislation would effectively overturn virtually every state statute that provides limits on the murder of preborn babies, including laws that ban third-trimester partial birth abortions.
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Flee from Public School Pornogogues Pronto
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.14.14
Providence College English professor, Anthony Esolen, has done it again. He’s written another must-read piece, this time an impassioned plea...
Tumultuary Harry Reid Insults Whites, Women and Justice Thomas
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.11.14
Maybe there’s a silver lining to the cloud created by U.S. Senator Harry Reid’s tumult of confused and disordered thinking. Maybe he has just inadvertently made a case for his own political demise.
What a Pro-Abortion Atheist Woman Says about Hobby Lobby
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.11.14
Read what Shikha Dalmia, the pro-abortion atheist senior analyst for the Reason Foundation (who also happens to be a woman), said...
Homosexual Activists Reject Their Own Legislation: ENDA
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.09.14
Those who have been literally and figuratively taking a vacation from our increasingly strident culture wars may be surprised to...
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Admission from the Left about the Homosexuality=Race Analogy
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.09.14
The new website Barbwire carries many of my articles.  In my recent piece on “Independence Day Parades and Barbarism” I...
Independence Day Parades and Barbarism
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.06.14
“Barbarous: Primitive in culture and customs; uncivilized; coarse” It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Independence Day parade in Deerfield, Illinois...
Hillary Clinton’s Preposterous Statements On Hobby Lobby Decision
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.03.14
On Monday at the Aspen Institute’s “Aspen Ideas Festival,” Hillary Clinton offered some ideas that could have floated right out...
Hobby Lobby David vs. Empowered Women Goliaths
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.02.14
Following the recent Supreme Court decision in favor of the religious liberty of the owners of Hobby Lobby, there’s been a lot of handwringing,...
The Fantasies of Homosexuals Aided and Abetted by Judges
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.26.14
Two more judges spat in the faces of citizens. Federal judges in Indiana and Utah have effectively and presumptuously redefined...
Rainbow-Hued Is the New Black
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.26.14
I was recently asked this question: “Do you believe that disapproval of interracial relationships is indicative of hatred or bigotry?...
The Left’s Problem with Logic
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.24.14
The Left has either a problematic inability to think analogically and logically or a Machiavellian willingness to pretend they don’t....
Are All Young People as Ignorant as the Mainstream Press Suggests
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.23.14
It serves the strategic purposes of the Left to lead the public to believe that there exists no one under...
Gender-Confusion and Revolution
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.19.14
The National Post in Canada is reporting on a recent controversial school board decision in Vancouver to accommodate the desires...
Laurie Higgins
IFI Cultural Analyst
Laurie Higgins

Laurie Higgins became the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Analyst in the fall of 2008. Prior to working for the IFI, Laurie worked full-time for eight years in Deerfield High School’s writing center in Deerfield, Illinois. 

Her cultural commentaries have been carried on a number of pro-family websites nationally and internationally, and Laurie has appeared on numerous radio programs across the country. In addition, Laurie has spoken at the Council for National Policy and educational conferences sponsored by the Constitutional Coalition. 

She has been married to her husband for forty years, and they have four grown children and five grandchildren.

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