Articles by Laurie Higgins
Progressive Illinois Lawmakers with Time on Their Hands (yikes)
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.18.16
Illinoisans might think that state lawmakers elected to fix the mess they created would be drowning in real work with...
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Emperor Obama Mandates Co-Ed Restrooms–and More
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.13.16
“By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.” The Obama Administration in yet another demonstration of its...
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Media Bias at Chicago Magazine
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.12.16
In my eight years with IFI, I have had good experiences with journalists, including even leftist journalists. They have largely...
Stunning Announcement from Attorney General Lynch on NC Law
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.09.16
There was good news from North Carolina Monday morning, when Governor Pat McCory announced North Carolina would be suing the...
DOJ Joins DOE to Redefine Sex and Rewrite Law
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.09.16
The federal government through its highly partisan Department of Justice (DOJ) is attempting to make law—again—by attacking North Carolina’s so-called...
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Federal Lawsuit Filed Against District 211 and DOE Over Student Privacy
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.07.16
On Wednesday afternoon, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Thomas More Society filed a lawsuit in federal court against School...
Leftist NY City Mayor Wants to Put Christians Out of Business
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.06.16
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging New Yorkers not to eat at Chick-fil-A because owner Dan Cathy...
Latest CPS Outrage Violates Rights of Students, Staff, and Faculty
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.04.16
The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) just issued guidelines that allow gender-dysphoric students and teachers to use restrooms and locker rooms...
Target, Krauthammer, Reality and Evil
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.26.16
Target recently announced its new restroom policy, which embraces the absurd notion that in order to be inclusive, sex differences...
Homosexuality, Race and Identity
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.25.16
Homosexual activists have long sought to transform cultural disapproval of homoeroticism into approval, and one way they pursued this goal...
Dr. Eric Walsh Fired for His Religious Beliefs
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.21.16
While another case of religious discrimination rears its bigoted head, liberals with unseeing eyes and venomous tongues mock any suggestion...
“Progressives” and Religious Liberty
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.16.16
“Progressives” who view the cultural embrace of deviant sexuality as good seek to eradicate the last cultural obstacle to its...
Lake Forest Resident Finds Safety Concerns Inconceivable
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.13.16
Lake Forest, Illinois resident Dianne Casuto in a letter in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday criticized a previous commentary in...
Day of Silence Metastasizes
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.11.16
The upcoming National Day of Silence (DOS) On Friday, April 15, organized and promoted by the extreme leftist Gay, Lesbian...
No-Stress Restrooms at New York College
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.06.16
Well, now, that didn’t take long. Yesterday, I warned about the dystopian cultural landscape that the sexual subversives among us...
Laurie Higgins
IFI Cultural Analyst
Laurie Higgins

Laurie Higgins became the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Affairs Writer 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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