The Supreme Court, hate speech, privacy, and a soldier’s funeral


Hour 1

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Snyder v. Phelps, a free speech case that has stirred emotional reactions over the protests tactics of  Westboro Baptist Church at the funeral of a young Marine.  We talk about the case, the arguments, and how it will impact future law and freedom of speech with JEFF FRANTZ, who has been covering the case for the York Daily Record, TIM NIEMAN, who filed a brief in support of  Albert Snyder, father of the marine, and JOSH WHEELER, a first amendment expert who filed a brief in support of the church’s pastor Fred Phelps.

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