Articles by Laurie Higgins
Atheist Ignorance on Holiday Billboards
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.19.14
~Correction/Update: Although Neuqua Valley High School still lists Hemant Mehta on its Math Department faculty webpage, he no longer works...
Pro – “Gay” Bakeries Refuse to Make Marriage Cake for Christian
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.15.14
“Progressives” who seek to impose their sexuality ideology on all of America are becoming ever more brazen in their efforts,...
“Transgender” Tyranny
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.11.14
In a recent essay for The Spectator, Brendan O’Neill argues that the political movement to legally recognize non-marital homoerotic relationships...
IFI Familiar with Shoddy Journalism of Rolling Stone Writer Sabrina Erdely
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.06.14
Rolling Stone Magazine just issued a public apology for the shoddy journalism of writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely whose name may...
Responsi-D**n-Bility
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.03.14
The young black man in the video below, Frederick Wilson II, expresses views that are arguably far wiser and more...
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....
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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