Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Westboro Baptist Church Protests at Military Funerals Protected by First Amendment

The SCOTUS, in an 8-1 decision (Alito dissenting) upheld the First Amendment Rights of the Westboro Baptist Church members to picket military funerals.  The protestors; tactics include proclaiming that the slain soldier has gone to "hell" because he fought for a country that supported a homosexual agenda. 

 Westboro Baptist Church Protestors:

Snyder and related case prior to this decision:

Al Snyder speaks to the press on day of oral argument:

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