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Funeral Protests

Court Rules On State's Anti-Westboro Laws

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a Missouri law banning protests within 300 feet of funerals but struck down a broader ...

State Lawmakers Advance Anti-Westboro Measure

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

A measure aimed at preventing groups like Westboro Baptist Church from protesting at funerals advanced in the North Carolina state legislature Wednesd...

Westboro Fortunes Reversed By Court

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis suburb can enforce a funeral protest ordinance aimed at preventing picketing by an anti-gay Kansas church, a federal app...

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...

Westboro Church Plans Protest Of Funeral For Pa. Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Sara Ganim Religion News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group that just won a free speech Supreme Court cas...

Oregon Debates New Funeral-Protest Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michelle Cole Religion News Service SALEM, Ore. -- A day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of an anti-gay church to picket funerals, O...

Disabled Vet Accused Of Stalking Westboro Baptist Church Members

The Wichita Eagle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

WICHITA, Kan. In a case that has captured national attention, a double-amputee war veteran already accused of misdemeanors against a controversial Top...