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Choose life

“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live…”

~Deuteronomy 30:19

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Defending Families

“Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”

~Phil. 2:4

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Equipping The Body of Christ

“You are the light of the world… Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”

~Matt. 5:14-16

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Religious Liberty

An individual’s civil rights of religious liberty and freedom of conscience should be affirmed and free from government interference.

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New Trier High School’s Fight Against Diversity Becomes National Story
The controversy over a mandatory all-school, all-day Leftist seminar on “racial civil rights” at New Trier High School on Chicago’s North Shore continues to intensify. It has now become a national story with Peter Berkowitz, senior fellow with Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, publishing an editorial in the Wall Street Journal in which he accurately describes the event: What passes for education at many American public schools is too often closer to indoctrination. Consider the seminar day that New Trier High...
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.19.17
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Support for Abortion Funding Should Sink Any Legislator’s Re-Election
Here is some bad news: Illinoisans who support the use of your money to pay for abortions have been calling their legislators asking them to support HB 40. A vote on this bill could come at any time. The good news is that this legislation can be defeated, but your help and prayers are needed immediately. Your local state legislators need to hear from you and everyone you can encourage to call or email their legislative offices. Here is part...
By John Biver   |   02.18.17
Study Finds Cohabiting Parents Twice as Likely to Split as Married Parents
Children born to unmarried, cohabiting parents—both in the United States and across Europe—are nearly twice as likely to see their parents split up, compared to children born to married parents.
02.18.17
Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny
There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court’s 9-0 ruling against religious liberty [on Thursday]. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the favor of the God. Shame on these silent leaders. Today is a day to stand. There are, of course, the handful of expected Christian voices protesting the court’s outrageous...
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   02.17.17
Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees — Separating Fact from Hysteria
The liberal news media, which is ever more resembling a communications arm of the Democratic Party, has been determined to portray President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order as over-reach, inhumane, and anti-Muslim. It is not new that American consumers of the news media should be wary of the daily narrative, but the need for it increases daily as nearly every step taken by the Trump Administration is going to be picked apart and pilloried on a daily basis. The good...
By John Biver   |   02.17.17
Black Leaders Warn Against Pro-Abortion Bill
A life leader says new Planned Parenthood-backed legislation is no way to celebrate Black History Month. She says if "progressive" state lawmakers truly cared about the future of black communities, they would reject Illinois House Bill 40.
By Monte Larrick   |   02.16.17
Hypocrisy of Leftists on Religious Tolerance
On Monday, I wrote about World Hijab Day during which non-Muslim teachers in public schools adopted the religious practice of hijab, wearing the head covering that some Muslim women wear voluntarily and some are coerced into wearing. Hijab is a controversial practice even among Muslims, many of whom see it as a symbol of a form of political Islam called Islamism that oppresses women.
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.16.17
Support Pro-Life Billboard Campaign
Illinois Family Institute is partnering with pro-life advocates to challenge millions of our neighbors about abortion.  We are putting up pro-life billboards with the simple and bold statement “Abortion Takes Human Life“, but we need your financial partnership to make this a success. In 2016, pro-life advocates reached 8.8 million views in Cook County and DuPage County with this message.  They went around the biased media by going straight to the people, receiving an overwhelmingly positive response from the public.  ...
02.15.17
Three Pro-Life Items for Your Attention
This time of year is usually extremely busy as lawmakers in Springfield and Washington D.C. introduce a many new legislative proposals. Over the next several weeks, IFI will be sending out email alerts asking for your responses to a variety of pro-family concerns. We not only ask for your patience but also for your perseverance and diligence in speaking out on these matters. Your voice in the public square and in the inboxes of your elected officials is absolutely vital....
By David E. Smith   |   02.15.17
Identity Politics and Paraphilias: Transgenderism a Choice or Disorder?
Last time we introduced transgenderism, the next letter on the LGB…T march into the new world. There is way too much to cover in just one more post but I’ll do my best. If you’re like me, you’re pretty tired of this topic after the past couple of years. We left off with the first paragraph from the transgender Wikipedia page — here are the third and fourth paragraphs: The degree to which individuals feel genuine, authentic, and comfortable within...
By John Biver   |   02.14.17
Should Public School Teachers Participate in World Hijab Day
February 1, 2013 marked the first annual World Hijab Day, which was started by Nazma Khan, who emigrated from Bangladesh to the U.S. when she was 11-years-old.... On World Hijab Day, non-Muslim women and non-hijabi Muslims (i.e., Muslim women who don’t wear hijabs) are urged to wear a hijab for a day “in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of modesty.”
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.13.17
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