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Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters

During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.

Unitarian Universalists respond to an anti-LGBT group of protesters from Westboro Baptist Church on June 21, 2018.

Approximately 70 Unitarian Universalists gather across the street from a handful of protesters from Westboro Baptist Church, who picketed the UUA General Assembly in Kansas City, Missouri, with anti-LGBT signs on June 21, 2018. (© Christopher L. Walton)