PROTEST AT FUNERAL OF U.S. SERVICEMAN
A protester with the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, KS, chants as the funeral procession for U.S. Army Pvt. Peter Navarro pulls up to the St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church in Ellisville, Mo on December 23, 2005. The group led by the Pastor Fred Phelps. protests at the funerals of U.S. servicemen and women claiming that God is punishing those that fight in the Iraq war. Navarro was killed by a roadside bomb on December 13 in Iraq. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
The Westboro Baptist Church, known for its anti-gay picketing, had its website hacked after announcing plans to show up in Newtown, Conn.
The Westboro Baptist Church, known for using anti-gay rhetoric while picketing military funerals, has lost a challenge to a Missouri law restricting protests.
How can the U.S. government allow a shadowy Los Angeles area man to make and show an anti-Islam film that has outraged Muslims across the globe and ignited protests in North Africa and the Middle East that resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including an ambassador, and put other U.S. diplomats and military in the greatest danger?
A couple from a notorious Kansas church demonstrating against gays in San Bruno, Calif., were far outnumbered by counter-protesters.
A small Missouri town turned out to keep Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church from protesting a soldier's funeral.
U.S. Supreme Court justices showed rare open disapproval Wednesday of an anti-gay pastor who aggressively pickets the funerals of U.S. service members.
Next fall, the U. S. Supreme Court will hear the case of Snyder vs. Phelps, in which it's possible the speech-related practices of an obnoxious group will be curbed -- but at the price of some new First Amendment fetters.
High school students in San Mateo, Calif., say they are prepared to oppose a church's protest of their school's production of "The Laramie Project."
Two U.S. anti-gay preachers have been banned from entering England, officials said.
A U.S. Christian sect planning to protest the Canadian funeral of a man beheaded on a Greyhound bus will be turned back at the border, officials said.