Articles by Laurie Higgins
Illinois House Resolution Calls for Planned Parenthood Investigation
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.31.15
As a result of three videos from the Center for Medical Progress that have exposed the dark, sickening underbelly of...
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Planned Parenthood Admissions: It’s a Baby and It’s a Boy
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.31.15
Six weeks ago, I was privileged to be in the delivery room when my seventh grandchild was born. The only...
Fight for Equal Rights for Preborn Babies on Social Media!
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.24.15
In response to the barbaric revelations about Planned Parenthood, IFI would like to encourage our subscribers who use Facebook and...
Second Shocking Video of Another Planned Parenthood Abortionist
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.22.15
The second secretly-recorded Planned Parenthood video is out, and like the first, it reveals that Planned Parenthood is staffed by...
IFI Banquet Speaker Discusses Secret Recording of Planned Parenthood Abortionist
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.21.15
Pastor Douglas Wilson, one of IFI’s September Banquet speakers, has written an enormously helpful defense of the secret recording of...
Planned Parenthood’s Body-Snatching Exposed
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.14.15
Humans have an astonishing capacity for embracing deception in the service of selfish and disordered desires. There is no more...
You Are Invited!
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.09.15
For the first time ever, IFI will be hosting two esteemed speakers, both of whom are prolific authors. Anthony Esolen is a professor of English at Providence College in Rhode Island, senior editor at Touchstone Magazine and a contributor to both LifeSiteNews and Crisis Magazine. Douglas Wilson is the senior minister at Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho; faculty member of New Saint Andrews College; one of the editors of the homeschooling Omnibus series; and apologist extraordinaire whose debates with famed atheist Christopher Hitchens were documented in the film Collision.
Girl Scouts, Faux-Courage, and Leonard Pitts
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.08.15
Leonard Pitts is out in orbit —I mean, over the moon—over the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Western Washington’s...
Anti-Marriage Deceivers and Fools
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.07.15
If I had a nickel for every time a liberal said it’s a slippery slope fallacy to claim that the...
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...
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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