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April 12, 2011

Court Rules in Favor of Westboro Protesters

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that members of the Westboro Baptist Church are protected by the First Amendment when they protest military funerals, even though they do so with hateful and vile speech.

"Speech is powerful," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority. "It can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow, and -- as it did here -- inflict great pain. On the facts before us, we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker."

March 2, 2011
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