Arizona has set up a Funeral protection Zone to prevent Picketing by the Westboro Baptist Church at an Arizona Girl’s Funeral who was avictim of the Arizona Shootings. Legisllaturers
Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed an emergency law passed to prevent picketing from the Westboro Baptist Church at the funeral of a 9-year-old girl killed Saturday in the Tucson shooting rampage that left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critically wounded.
According to ABC 15, the Arizona house and senate unanimously passed the law in response to plans from the antigay church based in Topeka, Kan. to protest the funerals of the shooting victims. T bn
- Lawmakers to head off picketing at Tucson funerals (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Arizona lawmakers seek to block funeral protests (reuters.com)