Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 11:01 pm (Updated: April 5, 11:59 pm)
By GENE POLICINSKI
First Amendment Center
By now there likely are few Americans who don’t recognize the names of a tiny Topeka, Kan., church and of the family that makes up most of its members — Westboro Baptist Church and the Phelps family.
For years, various Phelpses have been demonstrating at funerals — most notably at services for U.S. military service members killed in combat overseas — to condemn America’s acceptance of homosexuality and other “sins.”
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