I’m No Murphy Brown
By Pat Hickey   |   06.08.18
I hated being a single parent. Still do. I am sure my grown children agree that being raised by Homer Simpson was horrible. They are all healthy and productive members of society, despite being raised by an ogre, in no...
Inclusive Curriculum Bill and the Church of Secularism
By Pat Hickey   |   04.02.18
I object to two legislative attempts to impose the Secular Religion upon citizens of Illinois: SB 3249 and HB 5596.  They are wholly unnecessary as LGBTQ icons and their works are already present in government schools. My objections concern the...
Aborting Down Syndrome People and the Monster That is Us
By Pat Hickey   |   03.12.18
I have had two children; I was old enough, when I became pregnant, that it made sense to do the testing for Down syndrome. Back then, it was amniocentesis, performed after 15 weeks; now, chorionic villus sampling can provide a...
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