An article written by freelance writer Erin O’Donnell and published in Harvard Magazine has justifiably gone viral among the diverse homeschooling communities operating in the United States—for the moment the freest nation in the world. The article, titled “The Risks of Homeschooling,” is accompanied by a cartoon illustration of half a dozen children romping joyfully outside while one child locked behind the prison bars of her own home looks forlornly and longingly out at them. One of the exterior walls of her home depicts books with the words “Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Bible” to ensure readers know that the …
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Tagged Arizona Law Review, Cardus Education Survey, Elizabeth Bartholet, Erin O’Donnell, Harvard Magazine, he Washington Post, Homeschool Legal Defense Association, Joseph A. Morris, Marxism, Ronald Reagan, The Communist Manifesto, The New York Times
Illinois is morally, fiscally, and intellectually bankrupt, and you know what some lawmakers in swampy Springfield are doing with their time and taxpayers’ money? They’ve crafted a stunning resolution titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech” (HJR 55) condemning Illinois Family Action (IFA) and Illinois Family Institute (IFI), falsely accusing us of bigotry and engaging in “hate speech” because in two articles we compared the abortion holocaust to the Nazi Holocaust.
Posted in IFI News, Illinois Politics
Tagged abortion holocaust, B'nai B'rith, Christian Bigotry, Daniel Conlon, David Blatt, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Family Research Council, Floyd Corkins, hate speech, HJR 55, Joseph A. Morris, Nazi Holocaust, Southern Poverty Law Center, Teri Paulson
In an email, conservative Chicago attorney Joseph A. Morris, former Assistant Attorney General of the United States, President and General Counsel of The Lincoln Legal Foundation, and frequent guest on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” told IFI that he is “thrilled by the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh,” elaborating...
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Tagged Amy Coney Barrett, Anthony Kennedy, Brett Kavanaugh, Chicago Tonight, David French, Donald J. Trump, Jay Sekulow, Joseph A. Morris, SCOTUS, Ted Cruz, The Lincoln Legal Foundation, Thomas More Society
September 17 marks the beginning of Constitution Week, a commemoration of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Three area high schools are celebrating this historic occasion by inviting atheist teenager Jessica Ahlquist to speak to students in American government and history classes about her successful lawsuit against her high school. Last year, she successfully sued her Rhode Island high school to force it to remove a banner on which a prayer was printed. The prayer was written by a 7th grade student, placed on the banner, and presented as a gift to the school 49 years ago.…
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Tagged Citizen Advocacy Center, Constitution Week, Downers Grove North High School, Hemant Mehta, Jessica Ahlquist, Joseph A. Morris, Lorie Cristofaro, Metea Valley High School, Thomas More Society, Waubonsie Valley High School, York High School