I doubt anyone who comments here would actually take their side (although if you do, I would LOVE to hear that point of view), but I wonder where you stand on the issue of free speech. I believe in free speech, even for douche bags, but I think any right can be taken to an unhealthy extent. I'm all in favor of it for things like public forums, meetings, and web pages, but I also think the lower courts were right to a) outlaw the intentional infliction of emotional distress, and b) agree that their protests outside cemetaries when families are trying to lay a deceased relative to rest crossed that line from freedom of expression to abuse. To the best of my knowledge, none of the Westboronians has claimed they tripped and, when they stood up, discovered they were holding a sign praising IED's and screaming hateful epithets about the Jews (maybe they're gay too).
So, what do you think? Should they be stripped naked, flayed with chainsaws, boiled in alcohol and then set on fire, or should we suck their eyeballs out with plastic spoons, fill their eye sockets with slugs, and then feed then feet first into a wood chipper? Or should we get