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Supreme Court Upholds Westboro Baptist Church’s Protests

Westboro Baptist Church, the outrageous personality cult church of founder Fred Phelps, got a big seal of approval from the U.S. Supreme Court to continue their offensive protests at military funerals. The Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 that their protests, although very hurtful and offensive, are constitutionally protected political or religious speech. However, the [...]
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Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church Dies

News : The Inquisitr - News (10 months ago)

Fred Phelps, founder of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church whose goal was to bring prominence to the church by protesting fallen military funerals with their “God Hates Fags” message has died according to son Tim Phelps. Phelps, 8... Read Post

Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps Dead at 84

News : The Rundown News Blog (10 months ago)

The founder of Westboro Baptist Church — an independent Baptist church known for anti-gay protests and picketing military funerals — has died. Daughter Margie Phelps told The Associated Press that Fred Phelps died shortly after midn... Read Post

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

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (4 years ago)

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.... Read Post

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