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    Hurricane Katrina, Pretty harsh right? These are all common phrases publically protested by a church called the Westboro Baptist church. You would think such comments should be illegal to chant out in public considering that gay marriage is now legal in some states and also that soldiers are out fighting for us, however members of the Westboro Baptist church feel differently. Westboro Baptist church was established in 1955. Located in Topeka, Kansas, Their goal is to “preach the Word of God to

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    Truth: Westboro Baptist Church Not affiliated with any southern baptist or general baptist churches, the thirty-nine member (The Journal) Westboro Baptist Church is primarily known for its continued protest against the LGBT community, the Catholic Church, and the military (Wikipedia). The westboro Baptist Church’s first public service was held on November 27, 1955(Wikipedia). This was the first time the church publicly condemned the world. Most recently the Westboro Baptist Church have agreed with

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    Facts: Westboro Baptist Church, led by Fred Phelps organized a protest on public property to make their beliefs known to others, which is protected by the first Amendment. They do not believe in homosexuality and wars they feel like support homosexuality. They have protest numerus military funerals. Their Protest of Matthew Snyder’s Funeral was on public property and they notified the authorities before picketing the funeral. At Lance Corporal Matthew’s Funeral, who was killed in Iran in 2006

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    Westboro Baptist Church is a Church full of many people who protest at many military funerals. There are many people like the people in Westboro Baptist Church, those are the type of people who hate America. In the year 2013, Westboro Baptist Church was counter-protested at a military funeral. People who hate America and the people who fought for them, should be removed from this country. Westboro Baptist Church is one of the many people who protest at military funerals, there are many more who hate

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    The Westboro Baptist Church is known for protesting at military funerals. They oppose of homosexuality strongly. They can be on stand on streets holding signs reading “Fag troops” and “Fag nation,” as well as displaying many other disrespectful signs. In addition, they claim that “God hates America” and “America is doomed.” These extremists are very anti-military, anti-gay, and anti-America altogether. In 2013, the hate group planned to picket the memorial of Sgt. Stefan Smith, a Third Infantry

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    The Westboro Baptist Church is one of our nation’s most controversial churches. They argue against people for the word of God, the church holds protest against funerals, wedding, and American idols. The church is made up of over 70 people, most of them being family members. The people of the church have their morals and beliefs just like anyone does; the only difference is that their morals are just a little more aggressive than most. Some people believe the church is correct with their preaching’s

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    Issue: It is crucial that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) maintains its position and strength in getting our message out by any means possible. With technology, particularly social media, advancing so rapidly, we need consider keeping with the times and utilize all the tools available to us. Background: Since the inception of the Westboro Baptist Church in 1955, we have been focussed on preaching against all form of sin and spreading the message of God. In following the 5 Points of Calvinism

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    The Westboro Baptist Church is a radical Christian group known for their hate. They often protest Military funerals with signs that read “God hates America” along with other various and more vulgar signs. Even though they are a widely disliked group, they have been protected by the first amendment. Which has led to many debates and even a case in the supreme court on whether or not their protest against America and her people should be protected by this amendment, Hopefully that question will be

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    When asking people what they think about the word “Baptists” they immediately think about people who go to church or judgmental/hypocritical people, but those labels are false (Zhein Survey). However, according to the Westboro Baptist Church website, they do judge people who are not only of the LGBT group, they also judge Orthodox Christians, Muslims, Jews, politicians and even American Soldiers. Because this church has a large amount of “success” they are able to get their hate speech out around

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    Church, temple, sanctuary, or the Lords’s house, these are just a few names that your average person might call the place you come to worship God, I have always called it home. The Church I have been attending, Memorial Baptist Church, which is also where I attend high school, I have been attending since I was the age of three years old. Moving to the area that my family lives in now, I do not believe is any accident. At the age of two years old, my father was stationed in Tennessee for the military

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