Support for Wheeler Call to Arm National Guard Recruiters

A communication from Mickey Schuch, President of the McHenry Count Right to Carry Association: With this most recent terror attack on our servicemen in Chattanooga, we are joining in support of our State Representative Barb Wheeler who has recently called … Continue reading

County Board Discussing Gun Discharge Ordinance

The Natural and Environmental Resources Committee met March 17 and discussed, among other things, an ordinance to prohibit the discharge of a firearm. Below is the ordinance in searchable form: Ordinance Regulating the Discharge of Firearms in Unincorporated McHenry County … Continue reading

McHenry County Has Highest Percentage Applying for Concealed Carry Permits in Chicago Area

Thanks to a statistical analysis by the Chicago Sun-Times, we know today that McHenry County has more people, on a proportional basis, applying for concealed carry permits than any other Chicago-area county. (Graphic here. Map here.) With 822 people applying … Continue reading

Rahm Emmanuel Tries to Divert New U.S. Attorney From Political Corruption Fight

[I got my timeline mixed up when I said that Rahm Emmanuel had a role as President Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff in assigning Patrick Fitzgerald the prosecution of Scooter Libby. [I have moved the incorrect assertion to the bottom … Continue reading