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Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

By | November 21, 2012 at 4:23 pm | One comment

On a recent episode of his FX series Brand X, comedian Russell Brand welcomed two members of the Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous group who protest at soldiers' funerals, enlist children to wear shirts and hold signs declaring "God hates fags," and engage in a host of other...

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Kathy Griffin goes after Westboro Baptist Church (Video)

Kathy Griffin goes after Westboro Baptist Church (Video)

By | July 11, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments

Kathy Griffin's latest stand-up special premieres Thursday, July 26 at 10 pm ET on Bravo. But we have a sneak peek for your viewing pleasure. In the clip Griffin relates a story about how the Westboro Baptist Church -- those lovely people who hate gays, American soldiers and...

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Lisa Lampanelli to donate $1,000 to Gay Men's Health Crisis for every Westboro Baptist Church protester

By | May 20, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments

Simply brilliant. Lisa Lampanelli is scheduled to perform tonight in Topeka, KS, which is where the Westboro Baptist Church is located. Quick review: the WBC is led by Fred Phelps who routinely organizes protests against gays, Jews, Catholics, Lutherans—basically anyone who...

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Man found guilty after twittering joke bomb threat; comedians question freedom of speech

By | April 19, 2011 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Paul Chambers was found guilty for sending a menacing communication, as reported by BBC News, for tweeting a joking bomb threat, "Crap! Robin Hood Airport is closed. You've got a week... otherwise I'm blowing the airport sky high!" This test of the limits of freedom of speech...

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