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WAMC New York News
Mon July 4, 2005
Anti-Gay Protesters in Plattsburgh Sunday
By Pat Bradley
Plattsburgh, NY – Members of Fred Phelp's Westboro Baptist Church were in Plattsburgh, New York Sunday to rail against the city and its churches for electing an openly gay man as mayor. The anti-gay group is known for its abrasive style. While there were shouting matches during the protests, the demonstrations were non-violent and had most city residents shaking their heads in disgust or amazement at the antics.
(Some of the language in this report may be offensive to some individuals).
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports.