The nuns, several local residents and the village of Melrose Park filed suit Friday seeking to shut Club Allure, which is on the Stone Park-Melrose Park border.
Their lawyer, Tom Brejcha of the Thomas More Society, said state law is clear that adult clubs cannot operate within 1,000 feet of a school or house of worship. The nuns have both, and the club is just over their back fence.
Nuns who earlier protested the opening of a strip club adjacent to their convent in Stone Park have slapped the village and the club with a suit that seeks to yank the curtain down on the adult entertainment.
A group of nuns from the Chicago area are hoping they can push Congress to pass immigration reform at last, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
The Get It club was supposed to open in April, but road construction along Lake Street has slowed those plans dramatically. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
About 60 Catholic activists marched from Holy Name Cathedral to Cardinal George’s residence as a show of support for the nation’s nuns, whom the Vatican accuses of having serious doctrinal problems.
It is unclear whether a strip club will open as scheduled next door to a Roman Catholic convent in west suburban Stone Park.
The Vatican has ordered a crackdown on a group that represents most Catholic nuns in the United States, and the former Bishop of Joliet is coming in to keep the group in line.
Some Roman Catholic nuns are trying to stop a planned strip club in west suburban Stone Park, but the owner of the establishment says they shouldn’t judge him.
Some nuns in western suburban Stone Park are working to keep a strip club from opening next to their convent.