King Rat (gkr) wrote,
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Fred Phelps

Since my friends seem fairly timid about defending free speech, I'll come right out here and write it:

The civil judgment against Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church is a travesty and ought to be overturned. Speech that offends this much is exactly why we have a protection for speech in our Bill of Rights.
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