Articles by Laurie Higgins
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.
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Pompous Judge Posner’s Morality and Logic Run Amok
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.29.14
On Tuesday August 27, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge, Richard Posner, grilled attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana who were...
Homosexual Choir Director in Illinois Fired
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.21.14
Holy Family Parish in Inverness, Illinois has been at the center of yet another controversy spawned by the unholy effort...
Troubling Views from Christian on Abortion
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.14.14
Last weekend, I wrote an article about the fetid fruits of feminism, chief of which is the legalized slaughter of preborn...
Fetid Fruits of Feminism
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.09.14
Hillary Clinton infamously said that abortion should be legal, safe, and rare. She also said that conception marks the beginning...
Foolish Journalists Attack NFL Coach Tony Dungy
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.24.14
The Chicago Tribune must have an expansive anti-discrimination hiring policy that prohibits discrimination based on foolishness because the paper hires a boatload of foolish writers. The feckless Trib writer ‘o’ the week is sports writer Steve Rosenbloom who penned an embarrassing piece about the admired football coach Tony Dungy. To be clear, it is Rosenbloom—not Dungy—who should be embarrassed.
Stunning Attempt by Congressional Dems to Overturn All State and Federal Abortion Restrictions
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.16.14
A hearing was held yesterday on the deviously named ultra-partisan “Women’s Health Protection Act” (S. 1696). If passed this legislation would effectively overturn virtually every state statute that provides limits on the murder of preborn babies, including laws that ban third-trimester partial birth abortions.
Flee from Public School Pornogogues Pronto
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.14.14
Providence College English professor, Anthony Esolen, has done it again. He’s written another must-read piece, this time an impassioned plea...
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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