Margaret Sanger and the Racist Roots of Planned Parenthood
02.14.20
Margaret Sanger, her sister, Ethel Byrne, and Fania Mindell opened the first birth control clinic in the United States in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York on October 16, 1916. The clinic was later raided by the NYPD, and all three women were arrested and charged with violating the Comstock Act for distributing obscene materials. After laws governing birth control were relaxed, Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, which was renamed the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 1942.
So-Called ‘Death With Dignity’ Resolution Advances in Evanston
By Christine Misner   |   02.13.20
Evanston, Illinois, a North Shore suburb of Chicago, has a reputation in the rest of the state as being affluent and liberal. Last year, its city council voted to levy a 3 percent tax, with a cap of $10 million,...
Thomas More Society Fights Pro-Life Discrimination in NY
By Christine Misner   |   01.25.20
A federal lawsuit has been filed against New York City and the state, too, over their effort to include abortion in civil rights protections.
Chicago Tribune: Shill for Human Slaughter
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.18.20
In an 804-word news article appearing in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, Jan. 10, the day before the March for Life, “reporter” Angie Leventis Lourgos provided these scant details about the event...
The #MeToo Generation We’re Still Not Seeing
By Terrell Clemmons   |   01.15.20
We have slavery in our midst. The following are all true stories. No names have been changed: ... These are not outlying scenarios. This is the new face of human trafficking - also called modern slavery - in America. It's happening in our cities, in our suburbs, and even in our schools during lunch and after school hours...
Parental Notification of Abortion on the Chopping Block?
By Kathy Valente   |   01.10.20
Is there a connection to our high taxes, political corruption, pension debt, radical abortion expansion, LGBT indoctrination and many other foolish policies? We believe there is, and a recent abortion-related law may be partly to blame.
Omo Child: Rescuing Innocent Children
By David E. Smith   |   01.07.20
As you may know, January is Sanctity of Life month–a time when pro-life advocates host special events, rallies, marches, and projects to protest the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized the destruction of pre-born human beings. While IFI believes...
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IFI Files Pro-Life Brief With SCOTUS
By David E. Smith   |   01.04.20
We are pleased to report that Illinois Family Institute, along with three other Christian organizations, filed an amicus brief this week to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the case of June Medical Service, LLC v. Gee. The brief supports a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles of the clinic.
Ethically Challenged Bioethicist Whines About Kentucky Abortion Law
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.17.19
Bioethicist Ruth Faden penned an irony-filled screed in which she whines about the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a challenge to Kentucky’s Ultrasound Informed Consent Act (H.B. 2), which requires that prior to the killing of humans in the womb, a doctor or technician must perform an ultrasound and explain to mothers gestators what the ultrasound shows....
Self-Giving in the Nativity
By John Stonestreet   |   12.14.19
Many articles this time of year wrangle over the specific details surrounding Christ’s birth—Did it really take place in a stable? Was it really in winter? When did the Magi show up? But the core of the story is unmistakable, because it’s taken straight from the pages of the Gospels. And we see it depicted in every nativity scene.
Answering A Common Pro-Choice Argument
By Micah Clark   |   11.14.19
One the leading pro-life experts in America today is a longtime friend and hero of mine, and a former pastor in Fort Wayne. Michael Spencer is with the Life Training Institute.  If you ever get a chance to attend one of his workshops, they are worth every minute.  In a recent newsletter, Michael gives an excellent explanation of a pro-abortion response that you have probably encountered.
Abortion Defense: A Satanic “Act of Worship”
By Terrell Clemmons   |   11.09.19
Last month, I shared a few stories from 40 Days for Life, a worldwide pro-life ministry of presence and prayer outside abortion centers. Created Equal, a pro-life ministry based in Ohio, focuses mainly on reaching people in urban areas and...
Taking Pride in Down Syndrome Children
10.28.19
My family just visited Chocolate World at Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania—the so-called “sweetest place on earth.” For those unfamiliar, it’s a giant candy-land. The primary attraction is a tour where visitors ride in self-guided vehicles through an exhibit learning about the history of Hershey’s chocolate.

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