The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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May 2011 |
Quote: A Roy Medley
"The Phelps family represent only themselves, but we do not have a copyright on the Baptist name, so they have the freedom to use and abuse that name. As a result, Baptists everywhere are defamed by them."
— A. Roy Medley, general secretary of American Baptist Churches, USA, speaking about Westboro Baptist Church, which recently won a Supreme Court free speech case. Medley was quoted by Associated Baptist Press.
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