County Fair Politics and Religion

Took a swing through the McHenry County Fair this afternoon. Figured it would be cooler than tomorrow. Coming in the back door in the best air conditioned building, I spotted the McHenry County Citizens for Choice first. Across the aisle, … Continue reading

Political, Governmental & Religious Booths at the County Fair – Part 3

Going outside the exhibit halls is a bit like looking for free range chickens. The first “non-caged” political entity was the Huntley Area Tea Party tent. The group was conducted a penny presidential poll. I was told there was a … Continue reading

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

County Fair Fills a Tent

The McHenry County Board may have failed in its effort to corral all the faith-based exhibits in a “Faith Tent,” (see “County Fair Association Capitulates to Pro-Lifers“. But the Environmental Defenders reports that environment exhibitors will be grouped together in … 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