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Flash Point (Free Speech: Funeral Protests) #962301

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington & Arlington, Virginia: David Kerley) The Supreme Court decision to hear the free speech legal dispute over taunting protests at the funerals for service members who died in the wars examined; details given about Matthew Snyder, who died in a accident in Iraq & the demonstrations by a group linking the military & homosexuality. [Father of killed soldier Al SNYDER†- describes the letter he received & the nightmare protests at the church.] [Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred PHELPS - defends his right to preach.] The legal decision against Snyder requiring him to pay court costs to the disrupting protesters noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
Kerley, David

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