#1 Major Media Companies Side With Phelps to protest Funerals
07-18-2010, 08:21 PM
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(...)the liberal media are standing side by side with Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church in a demonstration of First Amendment fundamentalism. They've filed a “friend of the court” brief in favor of the right to infuriate families of the fallen with those vicious funeral protests.
The list includes the Associated Press, Bloomberg News, Dow Jones, the E.W. Scripps Company, the Hearst Corporation, NPR, The New York Times, and the Tribune Company (parent of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times). Jeff Schogol of the military newspaper Stars and Stripes reported these companies joined other free-press advocates in supporting these hateful incitements:
ARLINGTON, Va. — Twenty-two media organizations have sided with a radical church against the father of a fallen Marine who is trying to sue it for picketing his son’s funeral.
The media organizations filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Wednesday with the Supreme Court in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church, which protests near servicemembers’ funerals because it believes that troops’ deaths and other national tragedies are divine revenge for America’s tolerance of gays and lesbians.
Read more: http://newsbusters.org/#ixzz0u4xvLM6x
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07-18-2010, 10:23 PM
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just remember, as much as we can HATE what someone says, the First Amendment guarentees their right to say it. sometimes we have to let these people say their shit.
07-19-2010, 09:24 PM
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07-19-2010, 10:50 PM
Apparently, the media hates the families of dead service members more than they hate anti-gay bigots. Good to know where we stand in their hierarchy of loathing.
07-19-2010, 11:10 PM
I once saw a vacuum truck that was used to suck prairie dogs out of their tunnels and eradicate them, if we could scale this up a bit I could think of lots of uses for it!
07-19-2010, 11:30 PMStand up for what is right, even if you have to stand alone.
07-20-2010, 01:28 AM
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