Westboro Baptist Church

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Westboro Protestors To Demonstrate At Two Area High Schools

They target Fort Zumwalt East and Clayton High Schools



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

Manchester believes limiting where and when group can protest is constitutional


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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.


Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Quinn Expands Controversial Funeral Protest Ban

Quinn quietly signed off on the “Let Them Rest In Peace Act,” which pushes protestors back another 100 feet to 300 feet — the equivalent of a football field’s length — at military funerals.


Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Invitation To The Westboro Baptist Church… From The FBI

The bureau invited members of the controversial, anti-gay church to participate in training courses for law enforcement personnel.