Supreme Court Decision Hits Home
They fight and die to protect our way of life, including the freedom of speech. Some exercised their freedom of speech to protest at the funerals of American service members killed overseas. Others are exercising that right to express their disgust. On the heels of a supreme court victory by the protesters of the Westboro Baptist Church, local military families aren't pleased.
"No one has that right to go into a final moment, a resting place, and a place of peace to protest anyone's death... especially a soldier that has given up his life and laid down his life for you," said Ronna Jackson. Jackson's son, John Reiners, was killed at war in February 2010.
Experts said while the decision can be uncomfortable it will help safeguard everyone's 1st Amendment freedoms. To see a full report, watch the video on the right side of this page.
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