March 7, 2011 - 12:19pm
Remembering the day an Indiana protest devolved into an ugly circus
Everyone knows about the Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas institution best known for demonizing murdered college student Matthew Shepard and protesting military funerals with anti-gay signs. Most recently, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the church’s right to have these demonstrations under the...
March 7, 2011 - 12:15pm
Stage a celebration that accepts that good people can’t ignore the Westboro tribe, yet subversively aggressively ignores them. My suggestion: A dance party.
In a perfect world, Westboro Baptist Church members would bring their “God Hates Everybody Who Disagrees With Us” campaign to Louisville, and people would ignore them.