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Originally posted by Invariance
When you've just lost someone you love, the last thing you want to see is a freak without a leash at your loved one's funeral. These people need to get a grip.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm all for freedom of speech, but where does one draw the line? At what point do law officials say that this is plain and utter hate? Quite frankly, this should be considered harassment at the very least.
Why don't they protest the site that was bombed or their local government official's office?
There is a time and a place for everything, and making light of people's loss because of your fundamental beliefs is one thing, but protesting a person's freak'n funeral is quite another in my opinion!
Originally posted by network dude
reply to post by GoalPoster
I think it's possible they Westboro Church is behind the bombing. Since they are so happy about it, perhaps they should be taken to Guantanamo Bay and questioned for a few months.
In the interest of national security and all.
Originally posted by GoalPoster
Here's the debate . . . we all know that freedom of speech is entrenched in the Constitution but do these 'people' take it too far.
How can the leaders and supporters of such an acrimonious group claim to be followers of any kind of God when they spew such hatred?
Are their actions not a form of 'emotional terrorism' on those who lost loved ones, were injured, witness or were otherwise traumatized by the incident in Boston?
Where does the spread of hatred end?
I've added a few links below to other incidents where they've done the same kind of thing.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by WhiteAlice
Twitchy finger!!edit on 16/4/13 by WhiteAlice because: (no reason given)