Articles by Laurie Higgins
Revolution, Inc.
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.02.20
Angry Isms & Destructive Theories Combine to Divide the Country
Pastor Doug Wilson: “Stop Groveling: Fight Like Hobbits”
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.27.20
Too many Christians falsely believe that the Bible teaches that we should always and in every context speak “nicely,” and by “nicely” they mean in ways that listeners don’t find objectionable. Too many Christians falsely believe that they are prohibited from being angry; or from using sarcasm, satire, or other strong language; or that they are prohibited from saying anything that offends people. Thankfully, we have Pastor Douglas Wilson to offer the church a much-needed corrective.
The 2020 Post-Election Plot Thickens
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.24.20
The 2020 post-election plot thickened on Sunday when Trump legal team attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis announced that Sidney Powell was not a member of the Trump legal team. Naturally, questions and theories about the reason for the separation...
Newsom, and Lightfoot, and Brown, Oh My!
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.20.20
By now many Americans have learned what slimy, deceitful hypocrites California governor Gavin Newsom and his wealthy, well-connected friends are. In a stunning act of arrogant “do what I say, not what I do, PEONS,” he and his privileged co-scofflaws...
The Ideological Non-Sense and Hypocrisy of Leftists
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.19.20
One of the more grotesque demonstrations of leftist non-sense and hypocrisy was demonstrated a week ago following an episode of the wildly popular Disney show The Mandalorian when “Baby Yoda” eats the unfertilized eggs of a Frog Woman who is...
Leftist State Board of Ed and Lawmakers Collude to Indoctrinate Illinois Students
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.15.20
Conservative parents with kids in Illinois public schools, WAKE UP! Leftists on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and in Springfield aren’t anywhere near done with their indoctrination mandates. A new amendment to Illinois State Board of Education teacher...
Mostly Tyrannical Thanksgiving Orders of California Governor Newsom
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.13.20
Here are a few of California Governor Gavin Newsom’s mostly tyrannical Thanksgiving “Mandatory Requirements for All Gatherings” (emphasis added): All persons planning to host or participate in a private gathering … must comply with the following requirements. … Gatherings that...
Vital & Timely Sermon: Christians in America
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.27.20
Pastor Johnson of Gospel Fellowship Church in Wheaton recently preached a powerful sermon for such a time as this titled “Christians in America: Persevering Faithfully (Part 1)” regarding the blessing of self-government and how Christians should steward that blessing today.  He makes clear that through the promotion of abortion, homosexuality, riots, and gubernatorial abuse of power, we are living in a time in which evil is celebrated as good. Pastor Johnson’s sermon is exactly the kind of sermon for which Christians all across the country pray their pastors and priests will preach.
Does a Diverse, Tolerant, and Just Society Call Names or Debate Freely?
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.20.20
I understand that leftists believe conservative views on homosexuality and cross-sex passing are harmful to the homosexual and “trans” communities. Similarly, conservatives believe leftist views on homosexuality and cross-sex passing are harmful to those communities and other communities as well....
A Story of Actual Racial Injustice in an Illinois School District
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.12.20
Here’s a story of actual racial injustice that happened in a liberal North Shore school district: District 113. As you read this, imagine if the Hispanic community in Highland Park and Highwood, Illinois had known this story as it was...
U.S. Senator Duckworth’s Foolish Attack on Amy Coney Barrett
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.08.20
Illinois’ feckless U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth opposes the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U. S. Supreme Court because Barrett signed a 2006 newspaper ad sponsored by an Indiana pro-life organization that said, "We, the following citizens of Michiana, oppose abortion on demand and defend the right to life from fertilization to natural death. Please continue to pray to end abortion." In an October 2nd letter to her Senate colleagues, Duckworth said the pro-life organization whose ad Barrett signed 14 years ago opposes, "a critical step of the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process that gave me my children."

Duckworth conveniently omitted what that critical step is.
Hey You with the Spooky White Skin, You’re a Racist!
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.29.20
In June 2020, Kennedy Mitchum, a 22-year-old graduate of Drake University, needed a way to call non-racists “racists,” so she emailed Merriam-Webster Dictionary to tell them to change the definition of "racism" in such a way as to enable people to use the Merriam-Webster Dictionary to call non-racists “racists.” 
BLM’s™ Totalitarian Youth—Sieg Heil
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.27.20
Videos have been circulating of young bestial thugs—whites and blacks, women and men—shrieking in the faces of al fresco diners, commanding them to raise a fist in solidarity with BLM/Antifa totalitarians. To leftists nothing says freedom quite like coerced performative acts.

Maybe these young bestial thugs never learned about Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution and the Red Guard composed of young people that Mao used to intimidate, humiliate, and attack his political enemies. The New York Times described the Red Guard’s efforts...
What Our Taxes Subsidize<br>(Warning–It’s Creepy)
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.17.20
Before anyone gets angry at me for the content of this article, please understand that you have paid for the research I’m about to describe, so don’t shoot the messenger.

Our tax dollars are funding research into the deviant sexual practices of homosexuals—much of it conducted by homosexuals. While countless Americans struggle to feed their families, “progressives” in academia are scarfing up tax dollars to fund pseudo-science about perverse erotic interests and the harmful effects caused by those interests. Unless and until Americans hold their elected leaders accountable, this outrageous abuse of the public trust and scarce resources will continue.
How May & Should Christians Speak About Evil
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.06.20
On July 23, 2020, conservative University of North Carolina professor, Townhall writer, and Christian, Mike Adams, was driven to suicide by the vile and relentless bullying of devotees of diversity and teachers of tolerance who fancy themselves “progressive.” They were aided and abetted by spineless Christians who failed to come alongside a brother in Christ because of his “sins” of violating leftist language rules.
Laurie Higgins
Cultural Affairs Writer
Laurie Higgins

Laurie Higgins became the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Affairs Writer 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-four years, and they have four grown children and nine grandchildren.

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