Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Creve Coeur Joins Cities with Protest Restrictions

The Creve Coeur City Council on Monday unanimously passed a measure banning picketing within 300 feet of a space where a funeral or burial service is taking place.

01/15/2013

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Kirkwood Changes Discrimination Law

The Kirkwood City Council voted unanimously for the change Thursday, joining about a dozen other local governments in Missouri to support legal rights for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people.

12/21/2012

Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Kansas City Restricts Protests at Funerals

The Kansas City Council has voted to restrict protests at funerals within city limits.

11/02/2012

A support rally held outside a production of "The Laramie Project" at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School on October 20, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Students Rally In Support Of MRH School Play

Saturday’s event was a contrast to a protest held across the school football field by members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church.

10/20/2012

Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Ruling: Manchester Can Restrict Funeral Protests

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling reverses a previous ruling by a three-judge panel of the court.

10/16/2012

A New Law Aimed at Westboro Baptist Church

The Missouri legislation would make it illegal to disturb, attempt to disturb or vandalize a house of worship in an attempt to protect places of worship.

02/21/2012

File photo of Whitney Houston performing. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Westboro Baptist Church Parodies Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’

The Westboro Baptist Church, a controversial religious group infamous for protesting military funerals and organizations sympathetic to homosexual rights, has just released a parody of Whitney Houston’s classic cover, “I Will Always Love You,” which implies that the singer is now in hell.

02/17/2012

KMOX/Brett Blume

Westboro Protestors To Demonstrate At Two Area High Schools

They target Fort Zumwalt East and Clayton High Schools

02/05/2012

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Manchester Mo Fights Anti-Gay Church Group in U.S. Appeals Court

Manchester believes limiting where and when group can protest is constitutional

01/09/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Court to Take Another Look at Funeral Protests

Church members claim soldiers’ deaths in overseas wars are God’s punishment for American tolerance of homosexuality and abortion.

12/08/2011

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