Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation reaffirming Missouri’s ban on protests near funerals.
The deadline has passed for Westboro Baptist Church to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take a look at a law limiting funeral protests in Manchester, Missouri.
Church members claim soldiers’ deaths in overseas wars are God’s punishment for American tolerance of homosexuality and abortion.
Television news is a big reason Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka has gained the notoriety it has.
Missouri House votes to keep protestors 500 feet away
The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the law, calling it an assault on first amendment rights.