Articles by Laurie Higgins
More Scandalous Sex Ed
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.24.14
Before the dust has settled on a school sex ed controversy in Chicago, another outrageous sexuality “education” scandal has erupted, this time in Oregon. School personnel and students as young as 11 years-old from 16 school districts were invited to the annual Adolescent Sexuality Conference in Seaside, Oregon.
Shocking Sex-Ed Material in 5th Grade
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.18.14
Parents of 5th grade students at Andrew Jackson Language Academy, a West Side Chicago Public School magnet school, were stunned and repelled by the binder of sex ed material that they were shown recently during an after-school presentation about the upcoming sex ed class.
Sixth Circuit Judges Stop the Insanity
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.13.14
Finally, some common sense from appellate court judges.  In a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided that...
Internecine Battle for Conservative Votes
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.06.14
Residents of California’s 52nd Congressional District were just confronted with the choice between Democratic incumbent Scott Peters and homosexual “pro-choice” Republican challenger Carl DeMaio, whom the GOP establishment vigorously supported. Not only is DeMaio openly homosexual—which is no problem for House Speaker John Boehner who campaigned for him—but according to multiple accusations, DeMaio has a peculiar practice of engaging in semi-public self-pleasuring. According to Slate Magazine, a third man has recently come forward alleging sexually inappropriate conduct on the part of DeMaio:
Sibling-Marriage Equality: Say Yes to Incest
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.22.14
A recent article in The Telegraph titled “Incest a ‘Fundamental Right’, a German Committee Says” was precipitated by the infamous case...
A Life Worth Living According to Ezekiel Emanuel
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.08.14
Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel, bioethicist and brother to Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, wrote an article for The Atlantic Monthly titled “Why...
Obama Addresses Rape of Co-eds But Not Servicemen
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.30.14
Let’s give President Barack Obama his due. Last week he announced his “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault of...
The Ray Rice Mess and Women in Combat
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.17.14
During a recent CNN discussion about NFL player Ray Rice’s infamous elevator assault on his then-fiancée Janay, someone brought up...
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First Amendment, “LGBT Dogma,” and Employment in America
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.16.14
In this cultural moment in which half of Americans work in large corporations and the Internet disseminates information in the...
IFI Condemns the Teaching of Math Concepts? Say It Ain’t So
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.11.14
Last Saturday, IFI posted a video from a news program that purported to demonstrate teaching math the Common Core way....
The Rage of Leftist Book-Banners
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.08.14
In response to last week’s article on Banned Books Week, multiple homosexuality-affirming websites have been apoplectic about the five story ideas about homosexuality...
Teaching Math the Common Core Way (no chuckling allowed)
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.06.14
This should help all of us dullard parents clarify Common Core arithmetic for our confused little ones--you know, without forcing them to memorize those pesky math facts. (Remember: No chuckling, which would be mean to the teacher—maybe even bullying):
Do Librarians Really Care About Book-Banning?
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.04.14
Self-righteous, dissembling librarians are seeking once again to foment “book-banning” hysteria through their annual dishonest Banned Books Week campaign (Sept....
Details on Tonight’s Pro-Late-Term Abortion Documentary
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.01.14
For those who want to watch or record the pro-late-term abortion film After Tiller airing on PBS tonight, it’s being...
PBS’ Labor Day Special on Late-Term Abortion
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.30.14
In honor of Labor Day, the Public Broadcasting Company (PBS) is showing the documentary After Tiller that follows America’s four remaining late-term abortionists as they seek to “help” women by murdering their full-term or nearly full-term babies.
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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