Thomas More Society Lawsuit Against Strip Club Hits the News

Standing up for the rights of religious sisters and families garners attention from local, state, and  national media

NBC5 Chicago - Copy - CopyOn June 13, Thomas More Society filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, the Village of Melrose Park, and Melrose Park residents against “Club Allure” strip club and the Village of Stone Park for violating Illinois zoning law and thus causing harm and disruption to the Sisters and nearby residents.

The media has responded by picking up the story all over the country.



June 18th Protest and Press Conference

People Magazine: Oh My God! Nuns Definitely Not Okay with Strip Club Next Door

The New York Times: Those Who Took the Veil vs. Neighbors Who Take It All Off

NBC News: Nuns Take to the Streets to Protest Strip Club

CBS News: Illinois nuns fighting back against neighboring strip club

HNGN Headlines and Global News: Chicago Nuns Sue Neighbor Strip Club For Inflicting ‘Public Violence, Drunkenness And Used Condoms’

CBS2: Sisters Vs. Strippers: Nuns To Sue Over Strip Club Next Door To Convent

Chicago Tribune: Nuns protest strip club they say is too close in Stone Park and The nuns vs. the strip club, the Chicago Way

Charisma News: Strip Club in Nuns’ Backyard Causes Sisters to Rise Up and Fight


CBS2 News: Nuns’ Suit: Stone Park Strip Club Has Brought ‘Sexual Misbehavior’ And Loud Music

Chicago Sun-Times: Nuns File Lawsuit to Close Stone Park Strip Club

Chicago Tribune: Nuns sue strip club, saying its too close to convent

WGN-TV: Suburban nuns sue strip club, say its close to convent

Catholic News Agency: Illinois nuns take legal action against bordering strip club

Christian Today World: Lawsuit filed against $3m strip club next to convent

Spero News: Catholic nuns take on strip-club for zoning violations

FoxNews Latino: Nuns Sue Strip Club, Latino Prominent Town In Illinois Over Zoning Violations

FOX News/Associated Press: ‘Love thy neighbor’? Nuns sue nearby strip club

Washington Times/Associated Press: Suburban Chicago Nuns Suing Strip Club

NBC5: Nuns Officially File Lawsuit Against Strip Joint and Nuns Step Up Fight Against Neighboring Strip Club