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Funeral Protest

Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protested At Soldier's Funeral

Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

Members of the Patriot Guard Riders and others from the Hinesville, Ga. community honored Sgt. Stefan Smith on Sunday in an effort to derail a planned...

Community Aims To Thwart Westboro Protest

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

When Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to stage a protest at a fallen soldier's funeral, residents of Palm Bay, Fla. decided to organize a "huma...

Harrisonville, Missouri Gathers To Keep Phelps Protesters From Soldier's Funeral

The Kansas City Star | Donald Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

People drove from three or four counties away. Buses arrived, bellowing exhaust into the cold, bringing loads of schoolkids and senior citizens. Peopl...

Failing to Distinguish What We Have a Right to Do -- From the Right Thing to Do

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment. But having the right to do something brings with it a certain responsibility for common sense and fairness.

Albert Snyder, Marine Father, Wages Court Battle Against Funeral Protests

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YORK, Pa. — Some nights Albert Snyder wakes up at 3 a.m. Other nights he doesn't sleep at all, tormented by thoughts of the hateful signs carrie...