Articles by Laurie Higgins
Barronelle Stutzman and the Anti-Wedding
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.27.15
Much metaphorical ink has been spilt over the un-American assault on the religious liberty of elderly Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman, who...
Governor Scott Walker and Discerning Obama’s Faith
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.26.15
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is in hot water with omniscient Chicago Tribune pundit Rex Huppke for claiming ignorance about President...
Homosexuals Admit “Sexual Orientation” Can and Does Change
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.24.15
Homosexual activists, intent on using every cultural institution—including public schools, the courts, and legislatures—to advance their non-factual beliefs, have been...
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SPLC’s Slur Against and Apology-ish to Dr. Ben Carson
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.12.15
In October 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) put Dr. Benjamin Carson on its “Extremist Watch List.” Why? Because Dr. Carson...
Could Lives Be Harmed by Ambiguous, Political “Conversion Therapy” Bans?
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.11.15
Lesbian activist State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) is trying to rush out of committee her ill-conceived, poorly written mess of...
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Fifty Shades of Offal from Hollywood
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.05.15
Sometimes we’re able to float through life blissfully unaware of the offal that the television, movie, cable, and video-streaming industries...
Psychologist’s Response to Intrusive “Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act”
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.29.15
IFI is richly blessed by the supportive, encouraging, wise, impassioned, and eloquent email messages and Facebook comments we receive. Yesterday,...
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Lesbian Lawmaker Resurrects Anti-Identity-Choice Bill
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.27.15
Doggedly committed to pro-homoeroticism, lesbian activist State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) has resurrected the dangerous “Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act,” which seeks...
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Same-Sex Mirage Likely to be Imposed on America
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.23.15
“When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead…”~ Grace Slick A week ago, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide...
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.20.15
U.S. Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) have reintroduced the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” an earlier version...
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More Disappointment From FOX News
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.14.15
It was widely reported two days ago that Bret Baier, thoughtful and winsome host of the FOX News program Special...
NY Times Columnist Wants to Confine Religious Liberty to Church Closet
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.13.15
Openly homosexual New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni has announced his generous support for the right of people of faith...
Liberals Seek to Ban TLC Show “My Husband’s Not Gay”
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.10.15
The political Left, usually fanatical defenders of tolerance, diversity, freedom of expression, and choice in all things sexual, is in...
California Middle Schools Promote Hindu Religious Practice of Transcendental Meditation
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.08.15
Next time you hear about some arch-defender of the a-constitutional “wall” of separation between church and state whose knickers are in...
Is Theologically Orthodox Christianity to Blame for Josh Alcorn’s Suicide?
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.06.15
Tragically, three days after Christmas, 17-year-old Joshua Alcorn committed suicide by stepping into the path of a tractor-trailer. Josh suffered...
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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