Assemblyman Lunges at Shirley Phelps
By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com October 12 2010 2:15 PM ET
New York state assemblyman Dov Hikind charged through
a barrier surrounding Westboro Baptist Church's Shirley Phelps-Roper
during a Monday protest in Brooklyn and shouted, "You're a whore!"
"It was an emotional moment," Hikind said after the altercation, according to the New York Daily News
. "I just wanted to take that sign from her. They're a despicable group."