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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 Needs Accounting, Diversity, and Logic Lessons
Much virtual ink has been spilled, money wasted, and fallacious arguments spewed by supporters of the bias inarguably present in the sessions offered on New Trier’s All-School Seminar Day titled “Understanding Today’s Struggle for Racial Civil Rights,” which takes place tomorrow Feb. 28. A closer look at the money spent and diversity ideology promoted—often through fallacious logic—may lead parents to do two things: 1. Keep their children home on “progressive” dogma day. 2. Pursue changes in future seminars with the doggedness and passion (if not the fallacious reasoning) of “progressives.”
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.27.17
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Illinois Pro-Life Citizens Must Sound Off
As you know, over the past few weeks we have seen a flurry of political activity in both Washington D.C. and Springfield. We expect this whirwind to continue through much of the spring. With the election of Donald Trump as president, we have seen the agitated Left organize their base of  pro-abortion feminists and Leftist allies. They are highly motivated, looking for any opportunity to push back wherever and whenever they can. The energy and momentum can be seen and...
By David E. Smith   |   02.25.17
Who’s the Intolerant One?
This is surely one of the strangest tweet exchanges I’ve ever seen. Here’s CNN’s Christopher Cuomo responding to a person who asks, “What do you tell a 12 year old girl who doesn’t want to see a [an exposed man] in the locker room?” His answer?
02.25.17
Religious Freedom and SOGI Laws
Before Christmas, I warned how Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity laws, or SOGI laws, as they’re called, create new protected classes of people based on inclination and behavior, not biological realities of race and sex. I also warned that so-called compromises to carve out religious exemptions for churches and religious organizations would not only fail to protect people of conscience not in religious organizations, it would mark all of us seeking exemptions as bigots with a Scarlet B. Now it...
By John Stonestreet   |   02.25.17
Responding To Erroneous Pro-choice Objections
Some teens walked up to a group of pro-life advocates in Oak Park, Illinois recently. The pro-lifers were displaying  signs on a highway overpass.  Their signs said “Defund Planned Parenthood” and “Abortion Takes Human Life.”  The teens made it clear that they want abortion to remain legal. Conversations about abortion do not take place with just strangers at pro-life events.  They take place with family, friends, classmates, and colleagues.  Abortion supporters have often heard pro-choice arguments from friends, news sources,...
By Chris Iverson   |   02.24.17
Illinois Lawmakers Push for Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
Life leaders are warning that the number of abortions will dramatically increase in Illinois if House Bill 40 becomes law. They say the measure is a response on the state level to efforts in Congress to end the $430-million dollar annual taxpayer subsidy to Planned Parenthood.
By Monte Larrick   |   02.24.17
Telemedicine Expands Medical Abortion, Now Potentially Even to Abortion by Mail
Abortion clinics have been closing at a record pace. Since 2011, at least 162 abortion clinic have shut or stopped offering the procedure while just 21 have opened.[1]  Five states now have just one abortion clinic still open. New pro-life laws regulating safety and standards are part of the reason but as feminist Madeleine Schwartz writes, even in liberal states “the combination of the economic difficulties of operating a clinic, a generally hostile atmosphere and declining demand means that many...
By Nancy Valko   |   02.22.17
Milo Yiannopoulos is Destructive to Conservatism
The obscene, sodomy-celebrating, and nasty provocateur; rising GOP star; and Breitbart contributor Milo Yiannopoulos was recently invited to be the keynote speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Fortunately, his invitation was quickly rescinded when an interview with Joe Rogan from ten months ago came to light in which Yiannopoulos gleefully recounted performing a sex act on a Catholic priest when Yiannopoulos was 14-years-old--a sexual act that Yiannopoulos insisted did not constitute pedophilia.
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.21.17
Identity Politics & Paraphilias: Why the Term ‘Sexual Orientation’ is Nonsense
Readers may have noticed that each of these posts has begun with a citation from one or more articles on the topic of identity politics and then closes by highlighting a paraphilia. This time we will only excerpt two of my favorite writers – the Illinois Family Institute’s Laurie Higgins and Pastor Scott Lively. These were first posted back in 2014, I began the article with this introduction: The term “sexual orientation” is a fictitious socio-political construct invented by the...
By John Biver   |   02.20.17
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...
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.19.17
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
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