Obama Center in Chicago Could Come To a Screeching Halt

A federal judge in Chicago allowed a lawsuit to proceed against former President Barack Obama’s $500 million Presidential Center today. Three environmentalists with the group Protect Our Parks and other opponents are involved in litigation to prevent the construction. According to the Washington Examiner, the plaintiffs assert in their lawsuit that the city of Jackson… Read More Obama Center in Chicago Could Come To a Screeching Halt

IL. Environmentalists Seek To Obstruct Obama Presidential Center

Three Illinois environmentalists with the group Protect Our Parks are engaged in litigation to prevent the construction of President Barack Obama’s Presidential Center. According to the Chicago Tribune, the three assert in their lawsuit that the city of Jackson Park and Park District lack the legal ability to make the public parkland available for the… Read More IL. Environmentalists Seek To Obstruct Obama Presidential Center

Chicago locals defend chicken market from animal “rights” activist harassment

Animal rights activists are harassing the Chicago suburb chicken market Pollo Vivos (Spanish for live chickens) demanding the shop be closed down accusing the establishment of being a slaughterhouse. According to DNAInfo, group behind the harassment (Chicago Animal Save) have been holding vigils and blocking delivery trucks since October of last year. Fortunately, Rare reports… Read More Chicago locals defend chicken market from animal “rights” activist harassment

Environmentalists seek to obstruct mayo factory expansion

The parent company of Hellmans and Best Foods mayonnaise (Unilever) broke ground on an expansion of their production facility near Chicago recently. According to the Chicago Tribune, the company’s present factory employs 200 people, but when the expansion is complete the facilities will have the potential to create 80 to 120 new jobs. Not surprisingly,… Read More Environmentalists seek to obstruct mayo factory expansion

Man acquitted of animal cruelty for attempting to get his pet chameleon high

A Chicago man was acquitted of animal cruelty charges recently for attempting to get his pet lizard stoned from marijuana smoke. The UK Daily Mirror reveals that Bruce Blunt (yes, that is his real name) decided to take a video he posted on Facebook of him blowing smoke from a marijuana joint he was smoking… Read More Man acquitted of animal cruelty for attempting to get his pet chameleon high