Illinois Family Institute Week In Review Online Newsletter: September 12, 2015

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September 12, 2015
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Liberal Journalist Gets Marriage, the Bible & Kim Davis Wrong
Written by Laurie Higgins
If Chicago Tribune columnist and arch-defender of all things sexually deviant, Rex Huppke, had the humility to know that he doesn’t understand the Bible, he might refrain from using it foolishly to mock Christians.  In a column last week, he took a verse from Exodus out of a biblical context which he clearly doesn’t understand in order to ridicule Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis.

Rod Dreher Predicts Kim Davis Will Usher in a Parade of Horribles
Written by Laurie Higgins
Senior editor of The American ConservativeRod Dreher, opposes Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis‘ act of civil disobedience. As most adults know-with the possible exception of those interviewed on Watters’ World-Kim Davis is refusing to issue marriage licenses with her signature to couples whose unions are inherently non-marital. After being denied even the teeny tiniest religious accommodation, Davis was thrown in the brig, which is a penalty that liberal government officials who have engaged in far more egregious acts of civil disobedience have not suffered.

10 Questions For Rule-of-Law Critics Of Kim Davis
Written by Joe Rigney
There’s much talk of late about Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. She actually stopped issuing all marriage licenses, to avoid the charge of discrimination. She’s now out of jail, although it’s possible she’ll be sent back.

Week in Review
Judicial Tyranny in Kentucky
Written by Phyllis Schlafly
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by the narrowest possible margin that Kentucky’s definition of marriage is unconstitutional, the Court’s decision was qualified by its assurance that religious freedom would not be jeopardized. “The First Amendment ensures that religious organizations and persons are given proper protection,” the Court solemnly intoned on June 26.READ MORE…
Shepard Smith Calls Christians “Haters”
Written by Cliff Kincaid
“Haters are going to hate” is how Shepard Smith of Fox News referred to supporters of Christian clerk Kim Davis on his Tuesday afternoon show. It was another example of the anti-Christian bias that has been rearing its ugly head on a channel that many conservatives had looked to for “fair and balanced” coverage of the issues they care about.

Anti-Christian Bigotry on the Bench and in the Media
Written by Cliff Kincaid
The federal judge who threw Christian clerk Kim Davis in jail previously “oversaw a legal settlement that included anti-harassment sessions” for students in Boyd County, Kentucky, The New York Times reports. In fact, the judge, David Bunning, had denied free speech rights to those students.

[VIDEO] Hundreds Gather in Springfield for Prayer March
By Monte Larrick
On August 29, 2015, faith leaders united in prayer for racial reconciliation, life, and Biblical marriage at the Abraham Lincoln Prayer Walk in Springfield.

Upcoming Events
  Pastor Dan Fisher Returns to Illinois!
Written by David E. Smith
We are pleased to announce the return of Pastor Dan Fisher and his fantastic presentation titled Bringing Back The Black Robed Regiment. In this historical presentation, Pastor Dan brings to life our Christian heritage and forgotten lessons of our past, while encouraging pastors and Christian lay people to be active stewards of God’s gift of self-government.We are coming to Grayslake, Rockford, Freeport, Homer Glen and Robinson during the last week of September!  You will not want to miss this great event.  Bring the entire family!

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