Westboro Baptist Church
The hacking group Anonymous took over the Twitter feed of the group’s spokesperson Monday, creating a background on the Twitter page, asking the public to “Pray For Newtown.”
Outrage has been the common response following an announcement on Twitter that the Westboro Baptist Church would be picketing at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman left twenty children and six adults dead on Friday.
The Rockland County board of legislators has passed a funeral privacy law that will prohibit demonstration activities within 750 feet of all funerals at all locations.
The lawsuit, filed Monday, claims the state Senate violated its own procedures and the state’s open meetings law when the bill was approved last month.
By far the largest group marched to the United Nations to demand that all New Yorkers, all 20 million residents, not just the 212 members of the legislature, be given a say on whether same sex marriage should be legal.
Ed Day, who has two sons in the army, is pushing a bill that would set up buffers between those who want to protest military funerals and the families of the soldiers.
The controversial church announced on its website that it will be protesting before a performance of The Laramie Project at Nyack High School on Saturday night.