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Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media.

Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media. She reported for Time magazine in its Midwest Bureau for over 20 years. At Chicago’s NBC-owned station, she co-hosted the TV magazine program YOU. Sheila formerly hosted three radio programs, The Right Questions; and Issues & Answers for Relevant Radio, and America’s Lifeline on the Salem network.

Besides her work on MercatorNet, Sheila has published in the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, Crisis Magazine, Voices Magazine, National Catholic Register, Catholic New World, the Center for Morality in Public Life blog Ethika Politika and the National Review Online. She has also appeared on the BBC programme World Have Your Say.

She currently hosts the daily radio program A Closer Look on Relevant Radio and serves as the Network News Director.



‘Gay marriage doesn’t just redefine marriage, but also parenting’
1 Jul 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: children's rights, gay marriage, same-sex parenting
Read this open letter to the Gay Community from a loving daughter.


Supreme Court marriage ruling is ‘a constitutionally illegitimate fiat’
29 Jun 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: gay marriage, Helen Alvare, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice John Roberts, same-sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court
The court didn’t interpret a law. It invented a right.


Obamacare survives ‘near death experience’, again
26 Jun 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts, judicial activism, Justice Antonin Scalia, Obamacare, U.S. Supreme Court
That’s how the Wall Street Journal described the second Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act, as written.


Speech is getting less free
19 Jun 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: diversity, free speech, freedom of conscience, illiberal left, Kirsten Powers, liberals, silencing speech, tolerance
And the costs are prohibitive.


What is the problem with mistaken identities?
15 Jun 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Bruce Jenner, complementarity, feminism, gender identity, human anthropology, Pope Francis, Rachel Dolezal, transgender movement
Or does it just seem we have one all of a sudden, from high profile news stories?


‘Assisted suicide’ is still killing
3 Jun 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: California assisted suicide bill, compassion, death and dignity, disability community, physician assisted suicide, Terri Schiavo
Marketed under terminology crafted to trigger sympathy and compliance, it still is what it is.


New York is concerned with nail salon workers’ health
22 May 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: human trafficking, nail salons, salon health regulations
But they’re missing the most important threat to their lives.


China insists religion must be free from foreign influence
22 May 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Communist China, religion in China, state run religion
Free to be bound only to the Communist Socialist State.


Human rights begin in the womb
12 May 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: 20 week abortion ban, abortion language, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, pro-life legislation, Roe challenges
No case for rights of any sort can be made by those who insist on the lawful ability to kill babies.


Study on premature babies’ survival provokes thought
8 May 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, human life, New York Times, premature babies
It stated the obvious.


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