Political, Governmental & Religious Booths at the County Fair – Part 2

I left the air conditioned building and ventured into the fall-back location for the Faith Tent people across the road from Skinner’s (no relation) carnival. This is where the Environmental Defenders were last year. It was hot. I made a … Continue reading

Tribune Dips into County Fair Dispute

The aborted attempt to segregate three Pro-Life booths, one three booth spaces wide, in what was originally labeled a “Faith Tent” had not received any mainstream media until Friday night at 6:45. That’s when the Chicago Tribune ran an article … Continue reading

County Fair Association Capitulates to Pro-Lifers

This letter was sent to the Thomas More Law Center: Thomas More Society 19 S. LaSalle St Suite 603 Chicago, IL 60603 Dear Mr. Olp, The Executive Board of the McHenry County Fair Association met on Friday, May 22, 2015 … Continue reading

More on the County Fair Isolation of Pro-Life Booths

A couple of days ago, I posted the Thomas More Law Center’s letter to the McHenry County Fair Association regarding the forced relocation of three Pro-Life booths. Now, I have come into possession of a description of two phone calls … Continue reading

Thomas More Society Complains to County Fair about 2015 Pro-Life Booth “Segregation”

The following letter from attorney Thomas Olp has been sent by the Thomas More Law Center to the governing body of the McHenry County Fair: The letter complains about religious-based Pro-Life organizations being relegated to a “Faith Tent” or building … Continue reading

McHenry County Fair Sets Up Faith Ghetto

The management of the McHenry County Fair apparently has a problem with religious-based exhibitors. The Association has notified a number of exhibitors with a religious bent that they will be removed from their past locations, where the general public walked … Continue reading

Political Aspects of the McHenry County Fair

Thursday afternoon I did my usual walk around the McHenry County Fair looking for things political. It’s an election year, so I was optimistic I would find a lot. The following are listed in order of my sighting them.  I … Continue reading

Johnsburg’s 1st Way Life Center Raising Money for Ultrasound Machine, Almost All Fathers Who See Baby Urge Mother Not to Abort

Saturday night in Spring Grove, a banquet was held to raise money to buy an ultrasound machine for 1st Way Pregnancy Support Services. In the fight against abortion, ultrasound images of unborn babies have been found to be the most … Continue reading