Candidates Oberweis and Ward in the IFA Spotlight

Written by David E. Smith

If you’re interested in detailed information about Illinois politics and the upcoming election, this Spotlight is for you! The podcast (originally a Zoom webinar) presents IFA-endorsed candidates Jim Oberweis and Jeanette Ward. Both candidates share their motivation to serve our state and nation and the issues that are at the heart of their campaigns.… Continue Reading

2020 Election Information for Judges

Written by Kathy Valente

The 2020 General Election is two weeks away, and voters in Illinois are heading to the polls to elect the next President, U.S. Senator and numerous other legislative offices. One section, however, that is often overlooked are judicial candidates. With the recent onslaught of pervasive rulings that have come from various judicial branches, it is painfully clear that this portion of the ballot cannot be overlooked.… Continue Reading

‘Pro-Life Evangelicals for Biden’ is a Monumental Ethical Failure

Written by Dr. Calvin Beisner

In my years as a seminary professor of ethics (Knox Theological Seminary, 2000–2008), I saw few things more sinister and devious than the seemingly innocuous statement, “a biblically shaped commitment to the sanctity of human life compels us to a consistent ethic of life that affirms the sanctity of human life from beginning to end.”… Continue Reading

IFA Endorsements for the 2020 General Election

Written by David E. Smith

The November 3rd election is less than 40 days away! Prior to going to the polls, make sure that you know where your candidates stand on the issues: religious liberty, the sanctity of life, the Green New Deal, gasoline tax increase, Medicaid abortion coverage and much more! For more information, please review the Illinois Family Institute’s Voting Resources page before casting your ballot.… Continue Reading

Upholding Truth, Justice, and the American Way

Continue Reading

Church Leaders Sell Their Souls to the Democratic Party

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

Over the past couple of months, while the world has been distracted by all-things-COVID-19, a very important bit of news slipped under our radar and went virtually unnoticed. The contemporary church sold its soul to the Devil for a pot of political porridge.

Consider the evidence.

Last week “pro-life” evangelicals across the land started stumbling over themselves to endorse a political party and a candidate who is openly against life and against evangelicals.… Continue Reading

Facebook Censors IFA Post and Illinois Candidate Exploits It for Fundraising

Written by Laurie Higgins

The Facebook Overlords are in overdrive—with a little help from their leftist friends.

Thursday morning, I awoke to a notification from the Facebook Overlords that they had removed a post from Illinois Family Action’s Facebook page that was posted way back on February 20, 2020. Shortly thereafter, I was alerted to a video made by a candidate running for the Illinois House in the 90th District who was the subject of my post and who is using it to raise campaign money.… Continue Reading

IFA Endorses Rick Laib in the 11th Congressional District!

Written by David E. Smith

We’ve spent months investigating the candidates running for state and federal office. We have emailed/messaged them, compiled voter guide surveys, reviewed their web sites and social media, analyzed voting records, compiled public statements, and met with many of them in person. Our endorsements are based on the top-tier issues that matter to pro-life/pro-family voters.

Therefore, the IFA Board of Directors and staff enthusiastically endorses Rick Laib in the 11th Congressional District.… Continue Reading

IFA Endorses Tim Ozinga in the 37th State Rep District!

Written by David E. Smith

We’ve spent months investigating the candidates running for state and federal office. We have emailed/messaged them, compiled voter guide surveys, reviewed their web sites and social media, analyzed voting records, compiled public statements, and met with many of them in person. Our endorsements are based on the top-tier issues that matter to pro-life/pro-family voters.

Therefore, the IFA Board of Directors and staff enthusiastically endorses Tim Ozinga in the 37th State Representative District.… Continue Reading

Social and Bureaucratic Violence Against Children and Conservatives

Written by Laurie Higgins

The meme pictured to the right has been circulating on social media, passing as wisdom in the dystopian Upside Down in which “progressives” live and move and have their being. How is violence defined by those who are sharing this meme? Are they using it in the sense of bodily acts of violence or in the sense of “the abusive or unjust exercise of power”?… Continue Reading