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 Westboro Baptist Church

The Westboro Baptist Church is a hate group masquerading as a Christian Church. Until recently we filed all articles about this cult under the ‘Hate Groups’ topic.

Wednesday January 25, 2012
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
Westboro Baptist Church The Westboro Baptist Church — a hate group masquerading as a Christian church — has announced its next publicity seeking opportunity.

The hatemongers feel called to picket the funeral of Joe Paterno.

Thursday March 3, 2011
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
rabbid dog Members of one of the world’s most despicable hate group today won the legal right to continue their vile behavior under the cover of ‘free speech.’

The miscreants of the Westboro Baptist Church — a hate group masquerading as a Christian church — can continue to picket military funerals after the supreme court ruled in favour of their right to free speech.

Wednesday January 12, 2011
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
Members of the hate groups that calls itself the ‘Westboro Baptist Church‘ have been prevented from their planned pickets at the funerals of the six people — including a 9-year old girl — who died Saturday during the attempted assassination of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

Tuesday January 11, 2011
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
‘Angels’ are planning to shield mourners at the the funeral of a 9-year-old girl from the hategroup that calls itself the “Westboro Baptist Church.”

Monday November 15, 2010
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
Members of a Kansas ‘church’ that protests at military funerals may have found themselves in the wrong town Saturday.

Shortly after finishing their protest at the funeral of Army Sgt. Jason James McCluskey of McAlester, a half-dozen protesters from Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., headed to their minivan, only to discover that its front and rear passenger-side tires had been slashed.

To make matters worse, as their minivan slowly hobbled away on two flat tires, with a McAlester police car following behind, the protesters were unable to find anyone in town who would repair their vehicle, according to police.

Even before the protesters discovered their damaged tires, they faced off with a massive crowd of jeering and taunting counterprotesters.

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether or not the hate group’s despicable behaviour is legal.

Sunday November 14, 2010
Hate GroupsReligious InsanityRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
The radical Westboro Baptist Church, famous both for their virulent homophobia and for picketing the funerals of U.S. soldiers, had indicated on their website they planned to rally outside a play in Old Strathcona, Canada on Saturday night.

The hate group — which masquerades as a Baptist Christian church, but is neither Baptist nor Christian –failed to show up. Instead, hundreds of gay rights supporters met outside the play, a production of The Laramie Project, to wave signs and speak out against the American church.

Tuesday October 19, 2010
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
The miscreants of the Westboro Baptist Church — a hate group masquerading as a Christian church — are as bad at interpreting the weather as they are at interpreting the Bible.

Thursday October 7, 2010
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
The Westboro Baptist Church is a hate group masquerading as a Christian church. Theologically, the hate group’s extremist views and despicable behavior mark it as a cult of Christianity.

Led by Fred Phelps, members of this ‘church’ — who have deluded themselves into thinking that they are followers of Jesus Christ — target homosexuals and others with messages of hate.



The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether or not this group’s particular brand of religious insanity should be allowed as ‘free speech.’

Hate GroupsReligious InsanityWestboro Baptist Church:
Westboro Baptist Church The US Supreme Court weighed whether the Westboro Baptist Church — anti-gay religious group that pickets military funerals with signs that read “Thank God for dead soldiers” — is exercising its right to free speech or invading a grieving family’s privacy.

The Supreme Court seemed to have trouble putting aside the ugliness of the message to focus on the rights of the messenger Wednesday, as justices tried to balance free speech against the privacy owed a grieving family burying a son.

Monday September 20, 2010
RNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
God loves poetry… and the press releases of the Westboro Baptist Church. It appears the hate group’s screeds do include some lovely message, if you know where to look.

Tuesday August 17, 2010
Hate GroupsReligious InsanityWestboro Baptist Church:
rabbid dog Missouri’s tight restrictions on protests and picketing outside military funerals were tossed out by a federal judge Monday, over free speech concerns.

A small Kansas church had brought suit over its claimed right to loudly march outside the burials and memorial services of those killed in overseas conflicts. The state legislature had passed a law to keep members of the Topeka-based Westboro Baptist Church from demonstrating within 300 feet of such private services.

Friday July 9, 2010
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWestboro Baptist Church:
The Westboro Baptist Church‘ — a hate group that masquerades as a Christian church — has filed their response with the U.S. Supreme Court to a petition by Albert Snyder asking the court to restore a $5 million verdict against the Rev. Fred Phelps and members of his congregation.

The Supreme Court is considering whether vitriolic anti-gay protestors who picket the funerals of US soldiers are protected by free speech laws. As far as we know only Phelps and his cult members regularly demonstrate at military funerals (and other events), carrying inflammatory signs to draw attention to their anti-gay and anti-USA message.

Monday May 31, 2010
Westboro Baptist Church:
Westboro Baptist Church Forty-eight states and the District of Columbia are backing the family of fallen Marine Matthew Snyder in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that could decide the constitutionality of laws restricting protests at private family funerals.

The respondent, Phelps, has staged loud protests with members of his Westboro Baptist Church at military funerals around the country. He argues his signs, bearing messages such as “You’re in hell” and “God hates you,” are protected forms of speech.


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