How Westboro Baptist makes money

Nebraska town pays to have lawsuit dropped

HT: Westboro Baptist wins again

An Omaha suburb has paid a member of a Kansas church that protests at soldiers’ funerals $17,000. In exchange, Shirley Phelps-Roper has dropped her lawsuit against Bellevue. The settlement with Westboro Baptist Church, which says troop deaths are punishment for the nation’s tolerance of homosexuality, was signed last week. The church says it shows that responding to public anger by taking action against it costs taxpayers.

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