Hacktivist group Anonymous published the personal information of members of the Westboro Baptist Church, including private email addresses, phone numbers and home addresses of various members, after the group announced on Saturday it would picket Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. where 26 children and adults were killed.
The Westboro group holds protests at military funerals, and targets various cultures and demographics, particularly gay people. The group blames them for tragedies such as shootings, saying it's God's punishment for their actions.
But the group may be forced to stop picketing if several new petitions, aiming to classify the Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group, gain enough momentum.
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Do you think the Westboro Baptist Church is exercising its right to free speech, or does this classify as hate speech?