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Topic - Margie J. Phelps
The Supreme Court ruled decisively Wednesday that a fringe anti-gay group has a constitutionally protected right to stage hateful protests at the funerals of dead soldiers, saying "such speech cannot be restricted simply because it is upsetting or arouses contempt."
"We are trying to warn you to flee the wrath of God, flee the wrath of destruction. What would be more kind than that?" said Ms. Phelps, daughter of the church’s leader, the Rev.
Margie J. Phelps, a leader of Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., told reporters there the congregation intended to "quadruple" the number of its funeral protests as a result of the Supreme Court ruling.