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I very much like the idea of the Westboro Baptist Church. I believe that they are the true symbol of what liberty means in this country. Freedom of religion, freedom of speech and freedom of assembly at the most extreme.
Originally posted by Snarf
im glad someone sprayed pepper spray at them, i just wish it had been more.
A 2005 protest by church members at the funeral of a Missouri soldier prompted state lawmakers to pass legislation criminalizing picketing "in front or about" a funeral location or procession. A federal judge earlier this month rejected Missouri's tight restrictions, saying they violated the free speech clause of the First Amendment.
Originally posted by intrepid
reply to post by SpectreDC
So the best defense against these tools is to have greater numbers and keep crossing a road to prevent them from obtaining their target? LEGAL CROSSWALK! Makes sense to me. Use the same tactics against them.
Originally posted by saltheart foamfollower
Tell me oh intrepid, where exactly is the problem with the analogy?
Originally posted by EnactedEgoTrip
This is why I hate religion. It destroys people's rationality and common sense and distorts right and wrong.
War is wrong and sick. But at least let the people who die needlessly have some dignity, they leave behind loved ones. Theres no need to do these protests, I bet they would hate it if the situation was reversed and someone caused loads of # at their funeral. Do to them what they have done. Maybe then they might understand.
However the bloke spraying them did unfortunately go too far. Yes he was probably doing the American people a favour by taking on this scum, but violence isnt the way to get things done.
Lets hope these people wake up and realise what they are doing before its too late.