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Westboro Baptist Church Protests

You're Either With Free Speech, or Against It?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.13.2015 | Media
Dorian de Wind

Some feel that Charlie Hebdo -- by poking fun at and ridiculing cultures, religions and religious figures -- crossed the line, created prejudices, perhaps even incited hatred and violence. This time, I find myself squarely defending Charlie Hebdo's freedom of expression.

Be Grateful to Homophobic Preacher

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion
Eliyahu Federman

Many seem to be rejoicing over Phelps death, but we should be mourning because Phelps and his vile ideology helped shine a light on the true evil of bigotry and homophobia. The WBC has spurred people to sympathize with and rally behind the LGBT movement.

Hundreds Stand Up To Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

The controversial organization known as the Westboro Baptist Church spent the Golden Globes weekend protesting outside four different Southern Califor...

Westboro Baptist Church Humiliated

Upworthy | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

It's never hard getting the Westboro Church to look stupid. But it is always funny. ...

We Prayed 'For People To Die'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

In March 2009, Libby Phelps Alvarez left the Westboro Baptist Church, saying goodbye to a life of picketing the funerals of dead soldiers and holding ...

New York Gay Community Plan To Surround WBC Picketers, Create Gay-Friendly Buffer

Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

The Westboro Baptist Church plans to take its offensive picketing techniques to Times Square on Friday, with a planned protest set for 4:30 p.m. Fr...

Thank You Westboro Baptist Church!

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

You see, whether the anti-gay movement and the biblical literalists of our country like it or not, Westboro Baptist Church has become their most visible and vocal mouthpiece.

A Nation United Against Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

2012 was a year frequently marked by division and polarized political conflict. But when it came to the actions of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist C...

Anti-Westboro Law Draws Thanks From Veterans' Families

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

A new law restricting Westboro Baptist Church's ability to picket military funerals has drawn thanks from the people it will impact most -- the famili...

Westboro Baptist Church Reacts To Obama's Smackdown

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church once again took to Twitter to react to the new law signed by President Barack Obama on Monday that will restric...

Obama Signs Law Criminalizing Westboro's Weapon Of Choice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 into law on Monday, providing a wide-...

Westboro Baptist Church Reacts To Congress Limiting Their Activities

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church were quick to react on Twitter, in their typical, hate-filled language, to the news that Congress passed a bill...

Congress Delivers Blow To Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

Westboro Baptist Church protesters will soon be severely limited in their ability to disrupt military funerals, after Congress passed a sweeping veter...

Federal Court Taking Up Case Involving Notorious Hate Church

AP | By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A federal appeals court agreed Wednesday to take another look at whether a St. Louis suburb can enforce a funeral protest ordinanc...