Leftist Hostility to Pence, Prayer, and God
03.10.20
A meme circulating Facebook depicts a disconcerting dystopian scene: A man in a trench he cannot climb out of is warming himself before a fire; he has used the rungs of the ladder he could have used to climb out of the trench to build the fire. So, he has destroyed his own means of freedom for temporary comfort.
Pence Doesn’t Believe in Science?
03.05.20
After President Donald Trump named Vice President Mike Pence last week to lead nation’s battle against the coronavirus, many in the media decried the choice because supposedly Mike Pence “doesn’t believe in science.” How could he? He’s a Christian. So the logic goes. They mock along the lines of: Maybe he just wants to pray the virus away.
How Did Hollywood Get So ‘Woke’?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   02.19.20
Why do so many members of the Hollywood elite espouse such radical, leftist causes? Why are they so pro-abortion, so pro-queer activism? Why are they so passionate about saving trees and caring for cows? How and why did Hollywood become so “woke”?
Facebook Removes IFI’s Sesame Street Post
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.03.20
Well, well, well, the Facebook Overlords were busy censoring even on Sunday. Neither peace nor rest for the wicked, it seems. Sunday, IFI was notified that the Overlords, in their infinite ignorance, had determined that a post written and posted...
Are Politically Engaged Conservative Christians Idolaters?
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.29.20
In his recent Christianity Today (CT) blog post, New Testament scholar Scot McKnight defends recently retired CT president Mark Galli’s hubristic diktat about the necessity—in Galli’s view—of Trump’s removal from office: Whether Mr. Trump should be removed from office...
Media Misrepresents the Story of Christian School That Expelled Student
By Laurie Higgins   |   01.24.20
The story of an innocent birthday cake that wasn’t and the expulsion of 15-year-old Kayla Kenney from Whitefield Academy, a private Christian school in Louisville, Kentucky, has been covered in multiple news outlets. Kenney’s mother, Kimberly Alford, took a photo...
The Babylon Bee is Really Ticking Off The Right People
01.21.20
Until I saw a brilliant interpretation and explanation of it a few years ago, I was always confused by this Biblical proverb: "Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes." (Proverbs 26:4-5)
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...
Hallmark Reveals a Big Yellow Stripe Running Down Its Spineless Back
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.19.19
As most breathing people now know, the Hallmark Channel, known for airing movies that families with intact moral compasses can watch with their children, upset its apple cart last week by secretly tossing in a poisoned apple for the kiddies...
The Majority Does Not Determine Morality
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   12.13.19
It’s always nice to be able to point to the polls when they support your position. But polling, when done accurately, does nothing more than tell you what other people think. And just because you have the majority on your...
Parents TV Council Highlights Best & Worst TV Advertisers for 2019
11.23.19
The Parents Television Council announced the Best and Worst TV Advertisers, an annual list of companies that support programming that is safe for families, and those who sponsor some of the most explicit TV programs.
The Only Hatred You’ll Find at Chick-fil-A
09.28.19
Everyone has a cause they’re passionate about. Everyone has convictions that they embrace and opinions they feel strongly about. But this? This is just crazy. It’s nuts. It’s so separated from reality it almost defies logic how...
Chicago Tribune’s Flawed Theologian Zorn Goes After Eddy Piñeiro
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.18.19
Last Sunday in an on-air, post-game interview and subsequent tweet, Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Piñeiro Jr. said, “If you don’t believe in God you better start believing he’s REAL.” Anyone watching the moment with eyes unclouded by hatred of and...
Toxic Progressivism in Public Schools and at the Chicago Tribune
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.04.19
On August 15, I wasted a half hour of my day by agreeing to be interviewed by Chicago Tribune reporter Hannah Leone for an article she was writing on the “LGBTQ” school indoctrination bill that Governor J.B. Pritzker recently signed...
Unexpected Responses to Criticism of Feckless Yard Sign Campaign
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.31.19
Something unexpected happened following the posting on Illinois Family Institute’s Facebook page of my article on the divisive “HATE HAS NO HOME HERE” yard signs. Well, actually two unexpected and related things happened. One of the things is the Chicago Tribune’s restaurant critic Phil Vettel left a response. Here’s his...

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