Pastor Joseph Tolton http://wamc.org en Westboro Picket of Vassar Draws a Large Crowd http://wamc.org/post/westboro-picket-vassar-draws-large-crowd <p>Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church members picketed Vassar College Thursday, condemning the school for embracing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender student community. Upwards of one-thousand counter-protestors gathered on the Town of Poughkeepsie campus, to affirm social justice and denounce hatred.</p><p>Amanda Moody is a junior at Vassar. She participated in the counter-protest, as did her mother, father, and younger brother.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:58:24 +0000 Allison Dunne 58906 at http://wamc.org Westboro Picket of Vassar Draws a Large Crowd Pastor Delivers Keynote Address at Vassar Counter-Protest http://wamc.org/post/pastor-delivers-keynote-address-vassar-counter-protest <p>Westboro Baptist Church members picketed two Hudson Valley locations Thursday. Member of the Kansas-based Church picket military funerals, college, and other places they say promote a gay agenda.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:47:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 58864 at http://wamc.org Pastor Delivers Keynote Address at Vassar Counter-Protest