Group launches protests against gays, Jews

An anti-gay, anti-Jewish group that has announced a number of protests across New Jersey launched its first one Tuesday in Elizabeth. The group, known as the Westboro Baptist Church, says Elizabeth High

News 12 Staff

Oct 28, 2009, 12:49 PM

Updated 5,317 days ago

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Group launches protests against gays, Jews
An anti-gay, anti-Jewish group that has announced a number of protests across New Jersey launched its first one Tuesday in Elizabeth.
The group, known as the Westboro Baptist Church, says Elizabeth High School was chosen because "students are taught 'Rebellion 101' against the laws of God."
In a letter to parents, the district asked people not to engage the demonstrators, whose provocative signs and chants against gays and Jews often draw counter protests.


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