alec poster.1Picking up where I left off last post, Day 2 of protesting ALEC in Salt Lake City was a bit quieter than Monday, primarily because July 24th is a very important holiday in Utah.  That day, called Pioneer Day, commemorates Brigham Young’s arrival into the Salt Lake valley in 1847; and as you might guess, all state employees, as well as many workers in private companies, have the day off.  The morning starts out with the Days of 47 Parade, which commences about 9 in the morning and lasts until around noon hour with the parade ending at Liberty Park,  a large 80-acre park in the downtown area.  The celebration continues well into the afternoon at the park, with thousands of people attending the festivities.  Seeing as how