Mascot Law


The McHenry Code

The latest proof that our traditional civil liberties are under siege came in mid-August, when the city council of McHenry, Illinois, passed an ordinance that bans the use of outdoor costumed business mascots.  The councilmembers have apparently classified the mascots…





Police Stop Knife Fight Involving Banana Boy

In December, 2005, police in Hudson Falls, New York, came upon a street fight and leapt out of their car to break it up.  Members of the crowd that had gathered shouted "he's stabbing him!" and Deputy Shawn Lovelace saw…


Ronald MacDonald Charged With Stealing From Wendy’s

Having almost certainly been hired by Wendy's (and named by his parents) solely for the humor value, Ronald MacDonald was arrested early Monday for stealing money out of the safe at the Wendy's restaurant where he worked. Unfortunately, he was…