Articles by Laurie Higgins
Facebook Meme-Slayers Target IRS Memes
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.18.22
On Tuesday, August 16, I discovered that the Facebook Overlords had “fact-checked,” not one, not two, but three of the satirical memes I had posted over the past four days on my personal page. All of the memes satirized Biden’s proposed 87,000-member Schutzstaffel: the IRSS. This is a sure sign that Dems are quaking in their jackboots about how much the public hates their Inflation Reduction Act that spends buckets of hard-earned ducats on more bureaucrats, whose job will be to squeeze more money from Americans.
Wheaton Illinois School District’s Atrocious Leadership
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.11.22
With regard to public schools and sexuality, this is the worst of times. It is an age of incomprehensible and destructive foolishness. It is a season of darkness into which America has been plunged by sexual anarchists like Maia Kobabe whose creepy adult comic book graphic memoir continues to divide communities.
Regarding Brittney Griner & Monkeypox
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.10.22
Brittney Griner is the gun-toting, hashish-vaping WNBA player with a temper who seduced, assaulted, and abandoned her pregnant former “wife.” She’s now in a Russian prison for violating their drug laws. Despite Griner’s support for the Second Amendment, her abusive treatment of women, and her arrogant disrespect for another culture demonstrated by breaking their laws, the left will celebrate her. Why? Because Griner is a lesbian and hates America’s national anthem.
Regarding the Kansas State Abortion Referendum
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.09.22
Across the country, Americans of all political stripes were surprised—some pleasantly, some unpleasantly—by the recent failure of conservative Kansas to restrict abortion. Perhaps conservatives would feel less dispirited if more news outlets reported on the confusing language of the referendum written by Republicans and the alleged “dirty tricks” perpetrated by unknown people or organizations. It’s likely that many voters had no idea what “yes” or “no” meant when they voted.
The “Trans” Cult Marches On Even As Its Harms Are Exposed
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.05.22
A 25-year-old man who pretends to be a woman was kicked off a community college campus in Texas and charged with a class C misdemeanor for allegedly choking a 17-year-old female student. Like the teen victim, the strange adult man who goes by the name Averie Chanel Medlock was a member of the women’s cheerleading team. Medlock complained that the teen girl said he is a man—which he is—and that he has a penis—which he presumably does.
The Newest Member of Biden’s Stable of Degenerates
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.03.22
There is no degrading depth to which the Biden administration will not sink in its effort to appease sexual deviants and promote sexual deviance while concomitantly offending deplorables of every color. No, I’m not talking about Biden’s appointment of Dr. “Rachel” Levine... Nor am I talking about Sam Brinton...
National and State Leaders’ Letter to Leader McConnell on H.R. 8404
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.01.22
As of this writing, 85 national and state organizations—including the Illinois Family Institute (IFI)—have signed a letter written by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and sent to U. S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on July 26, 2022, denouncing the ironically named “Respect for Marriage Act” (H.R. 8404) and urging him and U.S. Senate colleagues to reject it.
Unprincipled Republicans Vote FOR the Disrespect for Marriage Act
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.23.22
Since the unconstitutional Roe was overturned, leftists have been roiling in rage at the thought that states are now free to enact the will of the people with regard to killing humans in the womb. In his concurrence, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued that three other Supreme Court cases should be revisited in that they too lacked constitutional grounding—an argument made also by the esteemed Antonin Scalia and Robert Bork.
Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban All Crisis Pregnancy Centers
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.20.22
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) are pushing legislation that they have titled, "The Stop Anti-Abortion Disinformation Act." The bill directs the Federal Trade Commission to issue rules prohibiting a “person from advertising with the use of misleading statements related to the provision of abortion services.” It also gives the FTC power to issue hefty fines and sue pregnancy resource centers — also known as crisis pregnancy centers — in court.
UC Berkeley Prof. Proves Smart People Can Be Ignorant
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.14.22
In a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on abortion rights on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, UC Berkeley professor and far leftist (but I repeat myself) Khiara Bridges demonstrated that even smart people can be wildly ignorant. She is also an arrogant ideologue who fancies herself clever.
National Education Association Seeks World Transformation
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.11.22
The National Education Association’s (NEA) annual convention took place last week in Chicago. It opened with a theatrical speech act by NEA president, Rebecca (Becky) Pringle who has no dearth of pride in the “amazing accomplishments” of the NEA members....
Bloodthirsty Libertines Prowling Around Roaring
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.30.22
The sexual revolution/hook-up culture, feminism (post-first wave), and the anti-human abortion culture advanced by two wrongly decided Supreme Court cases have wreaked havoc in America, destroying marriage, families, and children and turning women into raging, promiscuous harpies devoid of wisdom, sexual continence, modesty, and natural maternal instincts. The harpies are everywhere now, shrieking in the streets from sea to shining sea about a mythical constitutional right to sacrifice their own babies.
The Nightmare of Roe Ends, But Undoing the Damage Continues
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.24.22
Today we give thanks to God for the wisdom and courage of U.S Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito,  Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett for holding that the “Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey are overruled; [and] the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.”
Who Are America’s Domestic Terrorists?
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.22.22
While U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pretends to be quaking in her Jimmy Choo stilettos about alleged homegrown domestic terrorists, she doesn’t seem to know who they are. Pelosi faux-frets about tragic school shootings and an imagined insurrection, while ignoring the human slaughter she openly supports and the terrorist threats and actions she secretly supports. And she’s not alone on the left, which is why the legacy press and most leftist collaborators remain electively mute as Jane’s Revenge seeks vengeance against any organization that tries to protect the unborn.
Father’s Day in a Sex-Stupid Era
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.18.22
Once upon a time, all Americans understood the essential role of fathers in the nurturing of their children, which, in turn, is essential for flourishing families and safe and healthy communities. Once upon a time, society understood that fathers—like mothers—are indispensable. Hear the words of a past president, urging Americans to better understand the singular blessings and obligations of fatherhood:
Laurie Higgins
Cultural Affairs Writer
Laurie Higgins

Laurie Higgins was the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Affairs Writer in the fall of 2008 through early 2023. 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 ten grandchildren.

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