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    Westboro Baptist Church

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    The Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Church is a very small homophobic, anti- Semitic hate group that regularly stages protest around the country. The group first started as a non-profit organization in 1967. The Westboro Baptist Church is made up of its pastor, and some of his children and grandchildren. The Westboro Baptist church is well known for picketing places and or events they see as supporting homosexuals or Jews. This group consists of few people. The ones who have children teach them to

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    involved children. I read that it was about children being chased down by police and their dogs just because they were protesting. These children weren’t being obnoxious or loud, they were just simply walking down the street on D-Day. The Westboro Baptist Church people deserve that type of treatment and that’s what I immediately thought about when I read the synopsis of this episode. The episode started off with A.G Gaston recalling some of what he remembers from D-Day. He notes how kids of all ages

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    No Tolerance for Intolerance The Westboro Baptist Church has caused a lot of controversy in recent years by exercising its right to freedom of speech to the fullest extent during various protests. However, the controversy does not come from the right to freedom of speech, but, is coming from what they are saying verbally and in writing on their signage at protests. This church has been referred to as a hate group rather than a religious organization, especially because of the fact that the WBC is

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    against Westboro Baptist Church. Originally, he sued Fred Phelps, Phelps’s daughters and the church claiming five different torts: defamation, publicity given to private life, intentional infliction of emotional distress, intrusion upon seclusion, and civil conspiracy. Of these five, three of them initially held ground in court. The district court ruled that defamation and publicity to private life could not be adequately proven. (Snyder v. Phelps) The court found Westboro Baptist Church liable

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    how on earth could Hasidic Jews and the Westboro Baptist Church have anything in common? After watching the documentaries on both, I believe they do have a number of commonalities but a greater number of differences. Both sects exhibit a strict interpretation of their respected holy works, are conservative and have an air of spiritual elitness. But they differ greatly in the details of their religion and way of life. The Hasidic Jews and the Westboro Baptist Christians may seem to be extremely different

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    activities these civil unions and domestic partnerships aren’t enough. On the other hand, we see the stance that the Westboro Church has taken in their hatred of homosexuals. Although the majority of people are in support of gay marriage, including myself, I think it is important to understand the opposition. Therefore, I decided to write my final report on the Westboro Baptist Church and their ideologies against homosexuals, Jews, Catholics, and the military. The main focus will obviously be the church’s

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    the Westboro Baptist Church. The Westboro Baptist Church has been called offensive and their actions are frowned upon by many. Is the Westboro Baptist Church actually a deviant group in disguise? In order to get to know about the Westboro Baptist Church, a person needs to know a little about who they are, where they came from, and what they represent. The Westboro Baptist Church was created in 1955 by a man named Fred Phelps, in Topeka Kansas, and is considered to follow old school Baptist beliefs

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    his following a Westboro Baptist Church based in Topeka,Kansas focus and actively execute their ideas about God’s supposed hatred for the United States,and their tolerance of homosexuals.Particularly, the congregation focuses on homosexuality within the military and exercises their opinion by protesting their public opinion alongside military funerals to get their point across. In 2006, the followers of Fred Phelps alerted law enforcement beforehand

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    Controlled Speech: Good or Bad?

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    abusing the LGBTQ community are protected by their freedom of speech. Therefore, the freedom of speech laws should be revised to control this abuse. Organized groups, such as churches abuse their freedom of speech. One so-called “church,” the Westboro Baptist Church is a church that preaches the fact that every disaster, whether it’s the December 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which they protested according to the Huffington Post or the death of a gay war veteran. It is god punishing citizens

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    The Most Hated Family in America

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    nor man who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God” (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version). There is a particular church that was settled in Topeka, Kansas, in 1955 called the Westboro Baptist Church that is led by Pastor Fred Phelps. They focus on preaching against the sins that this world has accepted by picketing at soldier funerals or any corner where they can profess their hate towards American and the

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