Articles by Laurie Higgins
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...
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.
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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