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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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Sports Illustrated Strippers
Aly Raisman, former Olympic gymnast and one of the many victims of serial abuser Larry Nassar, offered this troubling defense of her appearance the in Sports Illustrated (SI) soft-core porn “swimsuit” issue wearing nothing but dumb slogans written on her body: Women do not have to be modest to be respected–Live for you!… The time when women are taught to be ashamed of their bodies is OVER. She’s right. Women don’t “have to be modest to be respected.” We should...
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.21.18
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IFI Voter Guide — **SPECIAL LOCAL EDITIONS**
Will you volunteer to help distribute the printed IFI Voter Guides? There are 2 print versions. The full 16-page version of the IFI 2018 Primary Election Voter Guide is available for download HERE. You can also order them in bulk to distribute in your church or neighborhood. They include candidate positions on several issues. In this guide you will find important information about many of the candidates for Illinois Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and both chambers of the Illinois...
By David E. Smith   |   02.20.18
2018 Dirty Dozen List: 12 Leading Facilitators in Sexual Exploitation
No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation. Unfortunately, many well-established brands, companies, and organizations in America do just that. Since 2013, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has published an annual Dirty Dozen List to name...
02.19.18
The Wisdom of Washington
The father of our country understood something important about education—and we would do well to heed his wisdom today
02.19.18
Man Up to Marriage
The benefits of marriage for men are substantial by every conceivable measure, including more money, a better sex life, and significantly better physical and mental health. Yet, many men remain ignorant of these benefits, a view seemingly promoted by popular culture.
By Micah Clark   |   02.17.18
Voter Guides Are Going Quickly – Order in Bulk Today!
Early Voting is already underway and the printed IFI Voter Guides are going fast!  In case you’re not aware, early voting has been proven to win elections for pro-family candidates! And every vote is valuable! If you haven’t yet placed a bulk order for Voter Guides, please give us a call at the IFI office today at (708) 781-9328 or click HERE to email us your order. These non-partisan Voter Guides comply with IRS guidelines and are legal for churches...
By Kathy Valente   |   02.17.18
Time to ABOLISH the Federal Gasoline Tax
One need not be a flaming states’ rights advocate to understand that something as local in nature as surface transportation can be dealt with more efficiently and effectively on the state and local levels. Which is why, if Trump wants to make America’s infrastructure great again, he should return the gas tax revenue and responsibility of transportation to the states rather than increasing the federal debt and pumping more money into the insane system that indirectly controls every pothole from Washington D.C., distorts proper planning and decision-making, and prevents local communities from debating their priorities.
02.16.18
School Shootings and Hope
The nation was rocked again by a recent school shooting in Florida. This incident makes it the eighth school shooting to result in injury or death in just the last seven weeks. Every time these events happen, pundits on both sides of the political aisle speculate and pontificate on the probable causes, and what could have been done to prevent it. Liberals rail against the NRA and call loudly for stricter gun control. Conservatives point to everything from mind-altering medications,...
By Israel Wayne   |   02.15.18
Webinar #2 on Legalization of Marijuana in Illinois
There is a tremendous amount of misinformation about today’s high potency marijuana. Overdose rates have increased in states that have legalized such as Colorado, which legalized ‘recreational” marijuana in 2014.  As a result of legalization, they’ve also seen significant increases in youth pot use, homelessness, and workers failing drug tests. That and the alarming number of hospitalizations and even deaths, plus car accident fatalities are on the rise from those driving under the influence of marijuana should give us pause...
By David E. Smith   |   02.14.18
Seven Reasons to Beware the Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) says its primary mission is to fight hatred, teach tolerance, and seek justice. These are noble goals for most Americans, but this is not a noble organization. It is the exact opposite. Given the SPLC’s power and influence over the media and members of Congress, this once highly-regarded civil rights organization deserves fresh scrutiny. Here are seven reasons why the SPLC fails to serve the public interest:
02.14.18
Need Motivation for Reining in Government? Visit the Debt Clock
Well, it’s not breaking news, but it’s worth noting as President Donald Trump and Congress spar over spending that the national federal debt exceeds $20,000,000,000,000 and is rising by the minute. We’re using zeroes here instead of spelling out “trillion” to help get across the enormity of this liability that we are piling onto our children and grandchildren. Equally sobering is a visit to the USDebtclock.org, which tracks our rising debt at dizzying speed.  Introduced on Feb. 20, 1989 by...
By Robert Knight   |   02.13.18
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