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Supreme Court Says Westboro Baptist Church Can Picket A Marine’s Funeral

by | 2nd, March 2011

WHEN US Marine Matthew Snyder died in Iraq in 2006, his funeral was held at Westminster, Md. The service featured members of the Westboro Baptist Church. Mr Snyder’s father was disgusted. He sued the WPC. The Supreme Court has now decreed that the First Amendment protects the rights of the WPC to picket funerals.

Writes a US reader :

This Ruling handed down by the Supreme Court was absolutely no surprise to me but it is sickening and beyond human decency to permit those hate spewing creatures to continue to dishonor our soldiers who come home from War in coffins. Not only our soldiers but any of those others they pick and choose to spew their hatred at their funerals.

The Rights we have over here are going to end up destroying this

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