The Electoral College Debate
10.17.18
Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Her argument came on the heels of the Senate's confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. She was lamenting the fact that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, nominated by George W. Bush, and Justices Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, nominated by Donald Trump, were court appointments made by presidents who lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College vote.
Ask President Trump to Veto Pro-Abortion Spending Bill
By David E. Smith   |   09.27.18
We are very sad to report that the U.S. House of Representatives voted last night, by a vote of 361 to 61 (with 6 not voting) to pass a spending bill that includes taxpayer-funding for Planned Parenthood, which is still...
Democrats Are Trying To Sneak A Feminist Amendment Into The Constitution, 36 Years Later
09.11.18
Proponents of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) want to create a constitutional Frankenstein by breathing life into its corpse some 36 years after its ratification was defeated, in large part thanks to Phyllis Schlafly and her Eagle Forum.
The Kavanaugh Hearings Should Focus on Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Not Roe v. Wade
By Andrew Willis   |   09.06.18
In the first few days of his confirmation hearings,Judge Brett Kavanaugh has already been doggedly questioned on his views on abortion, specifically whether he will overturn Roe v. Wade. The attention on his views is warranted. If Judge Kavanaugh is...
Dianne Feinstein’s Big Fat Abortion Lie
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.05.18
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) claimed that approximately 1.2 million women died from illegal abortions in the 20 years preceding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. That is not what the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute reports.
If Confirmed, Will Justice Kavanaugh Help the Pro-Life Cause?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   09.05.18
Based on the response from the left, you would think that the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court would virtually guarantee the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Why, then, are some conservative and pro-life groups opposing his confirmation?
No More Tax Dollars for the Planned Parenthood Chop Shop
By David E. Smith   |   08.22.18
Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives supported the $1.3 trillion dollar “omnibus” budget bill which included hundreds of millions of dollars for Planned Parenthood. Yes, federal lawmakers continue to fund what Daniel John Sobieski described in an op/ed...
No Surprise, Leftists Want to Fight Dirty
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.16.18
 "Progressives" control academia, government schools, the mainstream press, professional medical and mental health organizations, the arts, and are infiltrating even churches. And now they seek absolute control over the judiciary through “court-packing.” They want constitutional revisionists to dominate the Supreme Court even if that means expanding the number of Justices. And some of them openly share their reasons for this proposal, thus exposing the brazenness of their tyrannical quest to transform America into a totalizing and totalitarian “progressive” dystopia.
Be of Good Cheer About Brett Kavanaugh
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.11.18
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...
SCOTUS Allows Lower Court to Ban prayer from Public Square
07.03.18
In case you thought that the potential to flip Justice Kennedy’s seat alone will bring us back to the constitutional promised land, think again. So long as the lower courts are not restrained, we will never return to the Constitution and the principles of the Declaration of Independence.
The Overturning of Roe v. Wade and the Possibility of Cultural Change
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   07.02.18
Within hours of Justice Kennedy announcing his imminent retirement, voices on the left began announcing the imminent overturning of Roe v. Wade. David Cole, national legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union, said, “If Donald Trump, who has promised...
SPLC Admits Defamation, Conservative Organizations Threaten Lawsuits
By John Biver   |   06.25.18
It’s often difficult to distinguish truth from satire on websites like The Onion and the Babylon Bee, and a few days ago many woke up to this headline: Southern Poverty Law Center Apologizes for Mislabeling Group as Anti-Muslim Extremists, Agrees...
Important U.S. Supreme Court Decision Summaries (and Some Much-Needed Good News)
By John Biver   |   06.21.18
Many pro-family conservatives ask, “Isn’t there any good news to report?” Yes, there is. Some examples are the growing national economy, record low unemployment numbers for minorities, foreign policy changes from the G.W. Bush and Obama years, and, lately, even...
Troubling SCOTUS Decision on Cake-Baker
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.08.18
In a 7-2 decision the U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips who was sued by a homosexual couple, Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, for declining to bake a wedding cake for their pseudo-wedding. While the...
The Internet Sales Tax: A Threat to Small Businesses and Federalism
06.07.18
A number of critical decisions are set to be released by the U.S. Supreme Court this month. One in particular could have wide-ranging impact on our economy and on the very principle of federalism.
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