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States Consider Banning Protests at Funerals

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States Consider Banning Protests at Funerals

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States Consider Banning Protests at Funerals

States Consider Banning Protests at Funerals

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Several Midwestern states are considering laws that would limit protests at funerals, responding in particular to a religious group from Topeka, Kansas, which pickets at soldiers' funerals. The group has for years demonstrated at soldiers' funerals, arguing that the soldiers' deaths are a sign of God's wrath against the U.S. for tolerating gays and homosexuality.

Guest:

Tim Hoover, Missouri capital correspondent for The Kansas City Star

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