Westboro Baptist Church responds to new military funeral legislation

I published a new article for Examiner.com titled “Westboro Baptist Church responds to new military funeral legislation.” Read the first paragraph of the article below and click the above link for the full story.

President Obama recently signed legislation which places restrictions on protests of military funerals. New legislation, the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, states that protests may not take place within 300 feet of military funerals. Additionally, protests are prohibited two hours before and after military funeral services. Brent Roper of the Westboro Baptist Church — a group impacted by this new legislation — comments for this article.

Westboro Baptist Church: “Praise God for The Clergy Project”

I authored a new article for Examiner.com titled Westboro Baptist Church: “Praise God for The Clergy Project. Read the first paragraph of the article below and click the above link for the full article.

The Clergy Project – a private, invitation only, online peer support community for active and former clergy who no longer hold supernatural beliefs – has drawn the attention of the Westboro Baptist Church. A Westboro Baptist Church “Godsmacks’ blog post titled “Preachers=Atheists And?” announces, “Praise God for The Clergy Project.” Lizz Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church comments for this article.

Westboro Baptist Church to protest Drew Carey

I published a new article for Examiner.com titled “Westboro Baptist Church to protest Drew Carey.” Read the first paragraph below and click the above link for the rest of the article.

Members of Westboro Baptist Church – a church widely known for its protesting of military funerals and rhetoric concerning LGBT persons – will be protesting Drew Carey’s “The Best of the Midnight Show” at the Landmark Theatre in Greenwood Village, Colorado this Saturday evening.