Articles by Laurie Higgins
Anger and SCOTUS Anti-Marriage Decision
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.01.15
The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention just released a document titled “Here We Stand: An...
SCOTUS Finds for Fiction and Iniquity 5-4
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.26.15
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case provides yet more evidence that smart people can be...
Apology to PCA and Clarification About Heresy
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.26.15
I received two thoughtful messages in response to an article I wrote about heresies related to homosexuality making inroads into churches. The...
Affirming and Concealing Heresy, Denying Grace
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.24.15
Forty years after the end of the Vietnam War, the iconic and horrific photo of a young girl running naked down a road, screaming in pain as her skin is burned away by napalm has now become transformed into an iconic photo of unfathomable forgiveness and God’s fathomless grace.
Jenner, Dolezal, and Teenager Caden Boone
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.18.15
Through their foolishness, selfishness, and arrogance, “progressives” are responsible for the harm being done to children, teens, the family, the...
Trans-Gendered, Trans-Raced, Trans-Abled, Trans-Aged, Trans-Specied Solipsists
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.12.15
Once more for the hard of hearing or weak of understanding: The athlete formerly known as Bruce is not now...
Hurling Boulders at the Duggars
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.09.15
The Duggar controversy illuminates the truth that the cultural battle in which Christians are engaged is first and foremost a...
Come Hear the Remarkable Douglas Wilson!
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.06.15
A troubling and unbiblical notion has infected the church in America. Christians falsely believe that the Bible teaches that Christians...
Academia Abandons Wisdom, Then Reality
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.04.15
“Progressives,” always plagued by inconsistency and hypocrisy, have been for years waxing self-righteous about their deep commitments to diversity, to “honoring all voices,” and to “critical thinking.” They’ve also been devotees of relativism, subjectivism, radical autonomy, and deconstructionism. But when it comes to homosexuality and gender confusion, all liberal principles are abandoned in their voguish, slavish devotion to absolute, transcendent, eternal pro-perversion orthodoxy.
Scientists Oppose “Conversion” Therapy Bans for Gender-Confused Minors
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.28.15
In a stunning, counter-cultural op-ed appearing in the LA Times and Chicago Tribune, Dr. Eric Vilain, professor of pediatrics and human...
Come Hear the Remarkable Anthony Esolen!
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.13.15
Professor Anthony Esolen is one of America’s cultural treasures. He writes about moral decline in America with insight, boldness, and...
SCOTUS Hearings on Same-Sex Faux-Marriage
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.29.15
This is a collection of random thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court’s hearings on whether to deconstruct marriage and refashion it...
LGBT Activists’ Comical Rhetorical Ingenuity and Conversion Therapy Bans
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.27.15
The Left believes minors should be able to access medical help in rejecting their unchosen, unwanted physical embodiment but then...
Urgent Need to Address Gender Confusion in Public Schools
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.23.15
Recently at Horace Mitchell Primary School, a K-3 school in Kittery Pointe, Maine, parents were sent a letter explaining that ...
State Lawmaker Wants Taxpayers to Subsidize Killing “Unplanned” and “Unwanted” Babies
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.10.15
State Representative Scott Drury (D-Highwood) wrote this to a constituent who opposes HB 4013*, the bill that would remove all...
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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