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By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church said they love their new neighbor’s rainbow-colored house, which was painted like the pride flag to counteract the anti-gay group’s hateful messages.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
The hacktivist group Anonymous leaked the personal information of leaders from the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church after members announced they planned to picket Sand Hook Elementary, just days after the tragic shooting there.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
Who said zombies were evil? Nearly 300 of the undead (or people dressed as same) held a counter protest in Tacoma, Wash., against the anti-gay and controversial Westboro Batist Church, of ’God hates fag’ fame.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 6, 2011
The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church says it congregation plans to picket the funeral of Steve Jobs, the man behind now-standard communications technologies such as the personal computer and the iPad. The announcement was made using an iPhone.
By Pete Yost | Thursday Jun 30, 2011
The FBI said Wednesday that members of an anti-gay fundamentalist group participated in the bureau’s training of police officers and FBI agents - a move the bureau says it will take steps to remedy in the future.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 31, 2011
It was a verbal smackdown between two elements of the fringe right when the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church and the Ku Klux Klan got into a war of words on Memorial Day.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Mar 3, 2011
Students who donned anti-gay T-shirts the day after some of their schoolmates kept quiet for a Day of Silence were within their legal rights, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on on March 1.
By Steve Weinstein | Sunday Jan 9, 2011
Fred Phelps & family have once again tried to grab the spotlight with their well-oiled hate machine. They announced they will picket the funeral of Christina Greene, age 9, who was gunned down in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson.
By William Kapfer | Sunday Jan 9, 2011
Fred Phelps and the homophobic Westboro Baptist Church have their eyes on Tucson, Arizona. They plan to travel to Tucson to protest at the funeral of the nine-year-old girl killed during an assassination attempt on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
By Ben Nuckols | Thursday Jul 15, 2010
Banning a fundamentalist church from protesting homosexuality outside military funerals would have a chilling effect on free speech, according to briefs filed to the U.S. Supreme Court by an ideologically diverse group of supporters.
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