U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Free Speech Rights of Westboro Baptist Church

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

In an 8-1 ruling in Snyder v. Phelps, the United States Supreme Court has declared that members of the Westboro Baptist Church have a First Amendment right to air their opposition to policies and laws condoning homosexuality by staging peaceful protests during high-profile military funerals.

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