An East Alton man is charged after police say he broke into a church and discharged several fire extinguishers.
The charge is only a misdemeanor, but if prosecutors are able to win a conviction against Kansas City Roman Catholic Bishop Robert Finn, they could be opening up a whole new front in the national priest abuse crisis.
Profane language, rude behavior or noise in a church could be punishable by up to 6 months in prison and a $500 fine.
Claim Illinois is pursuing law aimed at curtailing group’s efforts.
Crowd Chants “Love conquers all” as protestors sing “God Hates America”.
Ruling favors controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which protests outside soldier funerals.
“It’s not a good thing to find out that your son is not yours and the father is actually a priest that you thought you could trust. I still can’t believe it.”
Lone protestor faced hundreds of angry bikers, onlookers.
The 25-year-old man suffers a fractured skull and other injuries in the tumble.
Charged with fatally shooting pastor in Maryville church in 2009.