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Counter-protesters Target Westboro Baptist Church
Originally Posted: 07/24/2012 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

Thousands of people wearing red shirts gathered in downtown Columbia, Mo., July 21 to honor an Army solider killed recently in Afghanistan—and to fend off Westboro Baptist Church. ...

Monks’ Caskets Suit Heads Back to Court
Originally Posted: 06/04/2012 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

A group of Catholic monks who sued for the right to sell handmade caskets will head back to court this week, fending off an appeal from the state funeral industry after a federal judge last year struck down a ...

As Muslim Community Grows, Muslim Funerals Follow Suit
Originally Posted: 05/25/2012 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

As the Muslim population of the U.S. has grown -- the number of mosques grew 74 percent in the last 10 years, according to a 2011 survey -- so has the need for Muslim-specific services like funeral homes and c ...