Controversial church group. The Westboro Baptist Church has made headlines across the nation for protesting military funerals, including here in Maryland. Now one county is taking steps to push them back if they protest again.
Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger says he plans to introduce legislation to prevent protests during military funerals.
It’s only been a day since the Supreme Court ruled a controversial church does have the right to picket military funerals. But this Thursday is especially hard on a local man who says he just wanted to lay his son to rest.