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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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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

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Westboro Baptist’s Anti-Gay Protesters

News : NYMag: Intelligencer (4 years ago)

The Supreme Court ruled this morning that the First Amendment protects the rights of anti-gay fundamentalist church members who picket military funerals. The near-unanimous 8-to-1 vote came down in favor of Westboro Baptist Church, ... 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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