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Update: How the ‘God Hates Fags’ group’s college talks went

So how did that go? “The Westboro presentation became contentious and occasionally degenerated into a shouting match and dueling Bible verses, but overall it went well,” CMU journalism professor Tim Boudreau tells Romenesko readers. “The church members spoke their minds, but my students also exercised their rights to question, challenge, debate and condemn.” Boudreau, who … Read More
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Supreme Court Will Decide Westboro Baptist's Right to Protest Military Funerals And Say Terrible Things

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (4 years ago)

We all know about Westboro Boring's protest signs, like "God Hates Fags," "Priests Rape Boys," and "God Hates America." Then there's the "Thank God for dead soldiers" signs, which they held up in 2006 at the Maryland funeral of Mari... Read Post

Westboro Baptist Church Endorses the Anti-Christ but Gay Marriage Will Bring Down a Second Noah’s Flood

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

Timothy Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, the masterminds behind “God Hates Fags” and “God Hates Lady Gaga” and “Thank God for Dead Soldiers,” took time out of his routine picketing (currently, Joe Paterno’s funeral) to talk to... Read Post

‘God Hates Fags’ group to speak to journalism classes

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (2 years ago)

Four members of the Westboro Baptist Church members will be speaking Monday to three Central Michigan University journalism classes taught by Prof. Timothy Boudreau. “I try to bring [controversial speakers] in because students routi... Read Post


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