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BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules 8-1 for Westboro Baptist Church in Soldiers Funerals Case

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

SCOTUS has ruled for Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church: "The Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals. The court voted 8-1 Wednesday in favor of...
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Father Who Lost Landmark SCOTUS Case To Westboro Baptist: Let Fred Phelps Be Buried In Peace, I Don't Like Hate

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (10 months ago)

Prior to yesterday's death of Fred Phelps, the Military Times spoke to the man who fought Westboro Baptist Church right up to the Supreme Court for picketing the funeral of his Marine Corps son. Al Snyder sued Westboro Baptist after... Read Post

Supreme Court Rules Westboro Baptist Church Is Protected By First Amendment

News : Mediaite (4 years ago)

On this afternoon's Studio B, Fox News' Shepard Smith announced the Supreme Court's 8 to 1 ruling that the fundamentalist, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church's anti-gay protests near military funerals are protected under the First... Read Post

Free Speech: Court Reverses $5 Million Ruling Against Gay, Jew, and Soldier-Hating Westboro Baptist Church Protect

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (5 years ago)

A federal appeals court reversed a $5 million judgment (originally an $11 million judgment, which was reduced) against Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church, ruling that the church's protest outside the funeral of an Iraq veteran was... Read Post

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