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Westboro Protesters Met With Opposition Outside Glen Burnie High

Protests unfold in Anne Arundel County on Tuesday as the infamous Westboro Baptist Church pickets outside of Glen Burnie High School. But the turnout by counter-protesters is the other part of the story.

03/13/2012

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Carroll County To Push Back Funeral Protesters

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.

06/23/2011

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Hundreds Show Up At Fort Meade To Counter-Protest Westboro Baptist Church

Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church protested outside Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County Thursday. Normally they target the funerals of soldiers, but this time is was school children.

04/14/2011

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Md. Lawmakers Propose Bills To Curb Funeral Protests

Stopping protests at funerals. The Supreme Court allows them. Now Maryland lawmakers are stepping in.

03/31/2011

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Carroll Co. Considers Limiting Funeral Protests

The Maryland county where the Westboro Baptist Church won a free-speech victory is considering expanding the distance limits for funeral protests.

03/25/2011

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Md. Congressman Introduces Anti-Protesting Legislation

The Constitution says they can do it, but there’s a new battle to stop a Kansas church from protesting military funerals.

03/08/2011

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Victim Of Military Funeral Protests Speaks Out

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.

03/03/2011