Funeral protest case before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court heard arguments to determine whether anti-gay protests at military funerals are protected free speech.

In this March 23, 2006 file photo, Margie Phelps, daughter of Rev. Fred Phelps, of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., kicks a U.S. flag on the grass outside the State Capitol during a rally for the "Right to Rest in Peace" rally in Denver. Phelps is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2010, to represent her church in a case that tests the scope of free speech protections under the Constitution's First Amendment. (AP Photo/The Rocky Mountain News, Chris, Schneider)

In this March 23, 2006 file photo, Margie Phelps, daughter of Rev. Fred Phelps, of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., kicks a U.S. flag on the grass outside the State Capitol during a rally for the "Right to Rest in Peace" rally in Denver. Phelps is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2010, to represent her church in a case that tests the scope of free speech protections under the Constitution's First Amendment. (AP Photo/The Rocky Mountain News, Chris, Schneider)

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