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Westboro Baptist Church Protest

Lila Shapiro

Meet The Westboro Member Who Calls HuffPost Gay Voices Editor Her 'Best Friend'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.11.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- Four members of the Westboro Baptist Church stopped in front of The Huffington Post's Greenwich Village offices Wednesday afternoon for a ...

Westboro Church's Disgusting Plan To Protest Robin Williams' Funeral Thwarted By Love

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.22.2014 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church is trying to spread its vile message of intolerance with a disgraceful protest of Robin Williams' funeral, but Planting Pe...

Westboro Baptist Church Will Protest Pretty Much Every Tech Company

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology

The Westboro Baptist Church is heading out on a "God Hates the Media Tour," with plans to picket pretty much every major technology company in Silicon...

High School Principal Comes Out As Gay While At Pride Event With Students

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Pete Cahall, principal of Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., came out as gay Wednesday while in front of his students at a school Pride Day event...

Country Star Responds To Westboro Protesters In The Best Way

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

Brad Paisley proved that humor can sometimes be the best weapon against hate. On Sunday, June 1, the 41-year-old country music star spotted a grou...

You'll Never Believe How These People Counter-Protested The Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Even in the wake of Fred Phelps' death, members of the Westboro Baptist Church continue to use hate as their weapon of choice. But counter-protesters ...

10 Amazing Westboro Baptist Church Counter Protests

Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion

With the passing of Wesboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, reactions are pouring in and range from the vicious to the celebratory to the forgivin...

Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Tom Foley's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

The Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., released a press release Sunday announcing its intention to protest the funeral proceedings of former Hou...

Westboro Baptist Church Plans To Protest Soldier's Funeral.. 2,500 People Step In

Posted 10.25.2013 | Good News

An Oregon community found the most beautiful way to respond to the Westboro Baptist Church's plans to picket the funeral of an American hero. Army ...

WATCH: Country Star Delivers EPIC Slam To Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Country singer Vince Gill isn't afraid to confront the Westboro Baptist Church head-on, and that's exactly what he did when members from the hate grou...

Activists Counter Westboro's Anti-Gay Hate With Peace Rally

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

When the Siouxland Pride Alliance heard that the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church was planning to protest the appointment of a gay man to a Sioux City...

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...

Westboro Baptist Church's Plan To Picket Cory Monteith Funeral Is Repulsive and Shameful

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.15.2013 | Celebrity

The Westboro Baptist Church announced on Twitter Sunday morning that they will be picketing "Glee" star Cory Monteith's funeral. Monteith was found d...

Anti-Gay Church Vows NBA Protest In Wake Of Jason Collins' Coming Out

Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Jason Collins has never played for the Houston Rockets or the Oklahoma City Thunder, but that won't stop the Westboro Baptist Church from vowing to pr...

15 Times Westboro Bailed On Its Own Protests

Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion

The Westboro Baptist Church may be notorious for its vitriolic statements and insensitive protests, but the hate-mongering group has also made a habit...

Gay Couples Rub PDA In Westboro's Face

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Gay couples were seen kissing in front of Westboro Baptist Church protesters outside of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, perhaps testing the controvers...

Blow Delivered To Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

A St. Louis suburb is aiming to put a stop to hate-driven protests like the ones made famous by the Westboro Baptist Church. The Webster Groves Ci...

WATCH: Westboro Baptist Church Run Out Of Its Own Protest

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

When about six members of the Westboro Baptist Church showed up outside a California high school to hold an anti-gay protest, a crowd of several hundr...

Westboro Baptist Church Wades Into Supreme Court Debate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

The Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church filed an amicus brief last week in one of the Supreme Court's upcoming gay marriage cases, urging the court t...

Despite Backlash, Conservative Group Has No Regrets About Protest

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

A Western Pennsylvania conservative group hung an American flag upside down on Monday in protest of President Barack Obama's second inauguration, and ...

John Celock

Westboro Faces Big Fight In Backyard

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Over 2,000 people have signaled an intent to join a human shield in an attempt to block a Westboro Baptist Church protest of the funerals of two Topek...

Good Samaritans Thwart Westboro Baptist Church Protest At Newtown Funeral

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.19.2012 | Religion

Members of the quasi-religious group, Westboro Baptist Church, planned to gather in Connecticut to protest the funeral of Newtown, Conn., shooting vic...

WATCH: Fake Television Reporter Flirts With Westboro Protester With Hilariously Offensive Results

Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church is known for hate mongering on a scale that borders on the comedic. So perhaps its no surprise that some of the most effec...

Westboro Baptist Church Member Trolled HARD By Hackers

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology

It seems the vitriolic, hyper-controversial group known as Westboro Baptist Church may have finally gone too far. As soon as the WBC announced plan...

Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Sandy Hook Vigil

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion

The Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group known for protesting outside funerals of slain U.S. service members, announced that it will picke...