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New Trier High School’s Fight Against Diversity Becomes National Story
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.19.17
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...
Support for Abortion Funding Should Sink Any Legislator’s Re-Election
By John Biver   |   02.18.17
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...
Study Finds Cohabiting Parents Twice as Likely to Split as Married Parents
02.18.17
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.
Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   02.17.17
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...
Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees — Separating Fact from Hysteria
By John Biver   |   02.17.17
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...
Black Leaders Warn Against Pro-Abortion Bill
By Monte Larrick   |   02.16.17
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.
Hypocrisy of Leftists on Religious Tolerance
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.16.17
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.
Support Pro-Life Billboard Campaign
02.15.17
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...
Three Pro-Life Items for Your Attention
By David E. Smith   |   02.15.17
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...
Identity Politics and Paraphilias: Transgenderism a Choice or Disorder?
By John Biver   |   02.14.17
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...
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