TITLE

Nabbed again

PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Advocate;4/18/95, Issue 679, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the charges by district attorney Joan Hamilton against antigay attorney Fred Phelps and five members of the Westboro Baptist Church with disorderly conduct, criminal restraint, assault and battery in connection with antigay picketing incidents.
ACCESSION #
9601182378

 

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