A non-profit founder said he "isn't trying to start a war" with Kansas' Westboro Baptist Church by painting the house across the street in gay pride colors.
Westboro Baptist Church demonstrators failed to make much of an impression at the West Point, N.Y., funeral for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, witnesses said.
Petitioners who want an official response from the U.S. government must now gather 100,000 electronic signatures, the White House announced Tuesday.
The new year ushered in Maryland's new law legalizing same-sex marriage.
The Westboro Baptist Church, known for its anti-gay picketing, had its website hacked after announcing plans to show up in Newtown, Conn.
Arizona lawmakers were rushing to pass a law Tuesday that would protect the families of Tucson's shooting victims from funeral protests.
An independent U.S. church known for preaching a gospel of hate said Thursday it would picket the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards who, it claims, is now in hell.
The American Civil Liberties Union says it will challenge a Missouri county's ordinance banning the funeral protests of a controversial Kansas church.
A couple from a notorious Kansas church demonstrating against gays in San Bruno, Calif., were far outnumbered by counter-protesters.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Snyder vs. Phelps, a First Amendment case that tugged at the justices's heartstrings and caused them to touch -- helter-skelter -- on a number of different legal constructs and standards.