ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A Topeka, Kan., church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Missouri House has advanced legislation designed to clear up possible legal confusion about the state's funeral protest law.
(CNN) -- When 14 members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church showed up at the University of Missouri Saturday to protest the presence of openly gay football player Michael Sam at an NCAA basketball game against Tennessee, they were in for a bit of a surprise.
In a counter protest, citizens of Moore, Okla., chased out members of the Westboro Baptist Church Sunday, when the organization appeared at Central Junior High School, Oklahoma City’s NBC-affiliate station KFOR-TV reports.
(CNN) -- Fred Phelps -- the founding pastor of a Kansas church known for its virulently anti-gay protests at public events, including military funerals -- has died, the church said Thursday.
(CNN) -- Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas congregation known for picketing funerals with anti-gay signs, called reports that its founder, Fred Phelps, is near death "speculative."