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And hello again from Fox News in Washington.
The Supreme Court ruled this week that no matter how hateful speech in public places on public issues is protected by the constitution.
Before we talk with one of the leaders of west Borough Baptist Church Fox News correspondent James Rosen tells how we got.
At funerals another solemn events across the country members of the west Borough Baptist Church have shown up.
To -- patently up noxious signs and chanting your face slogans -- to protest the society they deemed too tolerant of homosexuality.
And other perceived sins.
Yeah -- many of the 100 or so parishioners of a nondenominational church in Topeka Kansas or relatives of founder Fred Phelps.
And -- -- -- actions are widely condemned the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that west borrows protest outside the 2006 funeral of slain marine Matthew Snyder who was not -- Was constitutional.
Are over our -- reaction is thank god and praise his name.
Our secondary reaction is nothing his changed except -- this case and a megaphone.
To the -- this culture.
Its Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the court's eight to one opinion citing the need to protect even hurtful speech on public issues to ensure that we do not stifle public debate.
For Albert Snyder the ruling reopen the wound of his son's death.
We found out today.
That we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity.
It is dissent justice Samuel Alito wrote that the right of free speech does not provide a license for the quote vicious -- verbal assault that occurred in this case.
At the Supreme Court James Rosen fox news' Chris.
James thanks a lot.
Joining us now from Topeka Kansas is Margie Phelps daughter of the founder of west Burrell Baptist.
-- also the lawyer who argued the case successfully before the Supreme Court.
That -- before we talk about the case let's talk about your church it's not just US soldier is -- your shirt says that.
That 9/11 and that the explosion of the Space Shuttle Columbia were also dobbs well.
And after the shootings in Tucson use that -- church did that nine year old Christina Taylor green was better off dead and you want -- To pick at her funeral question how does an innocent nine year old girl and end up and -- Well maybe study description as you would know that no human is innocent and that win a nation.
That the god of eternity deals with that nation by pouring his wrath out on that nation.
And every description.
Of that kind in the scriptures.
Down to little -- -- Get caught up in that matter so what -- -- to this nation.
Is that they're dying for your sins and if you want it to stop you've got to repent and mourn for your sentence and stop.
Well and let's talk about interpreting God's well.
Your father Fred Phelps the founder of the church.
Was five your resolve one minute his mother died of throat cancer the aunt who raised him.
-- was killed in 1950 in a car crash.
Was that the death of his mother was the death of the end it was out also -- well.
-- made it absolutely was and I'm quite certain knowing my father's I do that for him to do the work that he has ended up needing to do in his life.
It was absolutely need -- To remove those women from the landscape.
There's no question god holds the breath of life of every human in his hand and he has these things mapped out and he does them according to his good will and pleasure.
But isn't it -- -- much ms.
-- and thought I hit it isn't it possible lime and I wouldn't dare to interpret -- well but -- -- possible.
That god was sending a warning.
To your father about the kind of church that he was.
Going to establish and in fact he got was trying to tell I'm not to establish that kind of church that would commit these kinds of acts.
Well I don't sit cause and effect there but in point of fact the church was established and he's been the pastor for nearly sixty years.
And that an amazing and marvelous work has been -- in this little church and this little body.
At the dictionary defines a cult.
A cult this like a religion or sacked considered to be false unorthodox or extremist.
With members often living outside of conventional society.
Under the direction of a charismatic leader now most.
All the members of your -- -- -- congregation are are members of your extended family.
Many of them live in a compound.
Along with the church and Topeka Kansas.
Isn't west Borough Baptist a cult.
Well of course you can imagine you're not the first person to make that suggestion and my dad would probably laugh but the notion that he's charismatic what he is -- god fearing.
And of course we live very mainstream wearing your school's wearing your jobs -- -- every -- -- testimony but at the end of the day -- called.
Call as anything just publish the words at this point all of that name calling has become.
Quite noise as the entire world looks hope -- -- this message and in fact this case put a megaphone to the mouth of this church.
Had you talk about your father is as god fearing the day your father had thirteen children.
Two of your Brothers Nate and mark and say that your father abused your mother and abused you kids.
They describe savage beatings and violent outbursts and in fact one of your Brothers mark.
Said this we have to watch out.
For this -- now.
Well -- always had an overactive imagination and both of them have been gone for decades.
And all of my parents children who want to serve god which is actually 90 for thirteen on eleven of the thirteen but nine of the thirteen.
Commune with him and my mom daily and there they're wonderful people people they talk taught us the truth about what the Bible says you don't see that anymore and they stand.
They're the only two of their generation in this world that I have seen.
Who are actually a testimony.
To what the Bible says into the cause of god truth.
And we're very thankful to have them very thankful.
Let's turn to the supreme court's ruling this week and I I want to put up on the screen your reaction to what you said this is not my victory.
This is -- victory there's no shouting off the church.
Of the lord Jesus Christ.
Is the ruling by the Supreme Court this -- -- well.
Well of course it was -- wouldn't have happened he holds the hearts of the kings in his hand.
He put us out on the battlefield he told -- to go out and tell this nation.
That your soldiers are dying for your sins and you've got to stop sending if you want that -- to end he would not have done that.
And then left does to the devices of mankind.
Unable to complete that good work so of course it's as well and we're very thankful and we -- his name for it.
-- -- ms.
-- how do you explain another Supreme Court ruling in 2000 radian in Lawrence V Texas the court ruled by.
By a margin of six to three -- -- law.
Sexual acts between the same sex couples.
They said there was a right of privacy for conceptual same.
Is that also dobbs well.
Known -- it's a curse from god and in fact we picketed outside the Supreme Court today they were having those arguments.
And I recall specifically my dad and I'd be in there among others.
And we told that crowd late now -- oh -- days oh -- is all you having business.
Before this court drama and bend over it is said that the Supreme Court is the conscience of this nation and on that day this nation.
When they issued that opinion this nation crossed a line of no return what the lord god almighty let that.
But -- -- -- -- -- -- shares if I'm a man your -- -- the -- than half of when it's gone well and when it's God's -- let me ask you.
Our our denial -- not the -- mr.
Wallace we can just read plain words and we know that the scriptures -- fall of passages.
That when the nation has crossed the line.
With policies of sand.
The one of the ways god -- is that nation.
Is by sending them leaders who are immoral.
And that's what's happened in this nation -- and every one of its -- I'm Matt Clement and I'm an MR nine justices on the Supreme Court.
Are the nine justices going to -- I have no object -- indicator otherwise they -- fault for mankind.
Is hell and lets you bring forth fruits meet for repentance.
The assumption is that you'll end up in hell when you quit your life on this earth there is a duty of every human.
To bring forth fruit meat for repentance I have seen no evidence of that.
In a single leader in this nation to outsell the justices -- going to -- the president's going to -- Absolutely on the president that's a Big Ten for -- answered on the justices the president.
Is going to be king of the world before this is all said and done and he is most likely the beast spoken of in the revelation.
Several retired air force generals are now seeking to have ten lawyers -- I'm don't know quite frankly I assume you're one of them.
Disbarred but they say because of your failure to maintain.
Professional standards they do -- shape running out of time and as well if I may ask the question then ya get a chance to answer.
They cite your decades long pattern of -- And unprofessional.
Conduct -- -- And the and the complaint was dismissed -- it it and they never even mailed it to was it was dismissed so quickly.
And they included in the complaint.
The brief that I filed with the Supreme Court and various of our religious publications it was folly from the beginning at check this out the Pentagon.
Has declared war on this little church and when they did that they declared war on god almighty.
They have at -- failed to use their language and in God's view of this matter to use their belly bad -- term.
It's tango down.
They are not going to win this fight that they have.
-- this odd commit and the -- -- his -- I have on my car does this and that I have one more question asking we have a lot less than a minute -- some of your assigned site.
Thank god for dead soldiers do you see no right moral difference between a fallen American serviceman.
And the al-Qaeda terrorist he's fighting who was slaughtering innocent people for Jihad do you see any moral difference between the American soldier in the al-Qaeda terrorist.
And yes there is a difference the American soldier is worse because he pretends.
That he's fighting for liberty and a Christian nation and there is not a bigger lie on the face of this earth.
Today those soldiers are fighting for same sex marriage and all the lesser included stands and there is not an ounce of nobility.
And the united states military announced today and that and that they're not quite as Laura sends a uniform and apparently has worsened slaughtering.
Innocents does Phelps we want to thank you so much they are so I don't get ipads.
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