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Finally, some common sense from appellate court judges. In a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided that..
*UPDATE/CORRECTION: As of this writing the Peters-DeMaio race in California is too close to call.* *WARNING: some graphic language not suitable..
In the past few weeks, multiple articles and scores of comments have been published on Illinois Review discussing voting strategies..
In lengthy discussions on a political website over the past few weeks on the wisdom (or lack thereof) of voting..
A recent article in The Telegraph titled “Incest a ‘Fundamental Right’, a German Committee Says” was precipitated by the infamous case..
Several days ago, I left a comment on the Illinois Review website following a story about a full-page open letter/ad in..
Hey, Conservatives, are you ready for another kick in the teeth, because here’s Tom Cross’s boot comin’ right at your..
Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel, bioethicist and brother to Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, wrote an article for The Atlantic Monthly titled “Why..
Let’s give President Barack Obama his due. Last week he announced his “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault of..
It’s not enough for Bruce Rauner to hold liberal views on the evasively-called “social issues.” No siree. In his grasping..
[Editor’s note: Laurie Higgins’ article, Electoral Nose-Holding v. Sabotage, was also posted at an Illinois blog where the critics filled..
I live in Illinois where incumbent Democratic Governor Pat Quinn is being challenged by multimillionaire and “socially moderate” Republican Bruce..
During a recent CNN discussion about NFL player Ray Rice’s infamous elevator assault on his then-fiancée Janay, someone brought up..
In this cultural moment in which half of Americans work in large corporations and the Internet disseminates information in the..
In response to last week’s article on Banned Books Week, multiple homosexuality-affirming websites have been apoplectic about the five story ideas about homosexuality..
Self-righteous, dissembling librarians are seeking once again to foment “book-banning” hysteria through their annual dishonest Banned Books Week campaign (Sept…
For those who want to watch or record the pro-late-term abortion film After Tiller airing on PBS tonight, it’s being..
In honor of Labor Day, the Public Broadcasting Company (PBS) is showing the documentary After Tiller that follows America’s four remaining..
On Tuesday August 27, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge, Richard Posner, grilled attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana who were..
Holy Family Parish in Inverness, Illinois has been at the center of yet another controversy spawned by the unholy effort..
Last weekend, I wrote an article about the fetid fruits of feminism, chief of which is the legalized slaughter of preborn..
Hillary Clinton infamously said that abortion should be legal, safe, and rare. She also said that conception marks the beginning..
“Foolish: lacking good sense or judgment; unwise” The Chicago Tribune must have an expansive anti-discrimination hiring policy that prohibits discrimination..
By David E. Smith and Laurie Higgins Despite receiving hundreds of emails, faxes and phone calls from his constituents, Mark Kirk,..
Readers who hold the unbiblical notion that the rhetoric of Christians is restricted to “nice” words expressed in mellow, smooth..
Providence College English professor, Anthony Esolen, has done it again. He’s written another must-read piece, this time an impassioned plea to Christian parents..
“Tumultuary”: Marked by confusion and disorder Maybe there’s a silver lining to the cloud created by U.S. Senator Harry Reid’s tumult..
Those who have been literally and figuratively taking a vacation from our increasingly strident culture wars may be surprised to..
Editor’s note: this was first published at IllinoisFamily.org. The new website Barbwire carries many of my articles. In my recent..