TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ The Rev. Fred Phelps' group known for picketing soldiers' funerals around the country has been accused by a music company of violating copyright laws.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing wrote Phelps, telling him to stop what it called unauthorized use of the song ``Holding Out for a Hero.'' Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church produced a parody it calls ``There Are No Heroes,'' which is on the Internet.
Phelps responded Friday in a letter to the Sony saying the video is a parody and not covered by copyright laws. Last year, another music company accused Phelps of infringing on the song ``We Are the World'' with a parody it called ``God Hates the World.''
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