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Will you please protest these protesters??? They have gotten WAY out of control and DO NOT REPRESENT ALL CHRISTIANS!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/us/09westboro.html

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:49 AM on Apr. 9, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Absolutely right brook Christ would never condone what they do..I think it is so shameful how they protest peoples funerals.I feel bad for the family and friends who have lost loved ones to have those nuts there protesting the funeral talk about cruelty.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 8:54 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • Protesters From Kansas Take Aim at Miners
    By BERNIE BECKER
    Published: April 8, 2010


    MONTCOAL W.V. — Protesters from Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., headed to the Upper Big Branch mine Thursday morning to convey the message that the explosion there that left 25 miners dead was a result of e-mail messages allegedly sent from West Virginia threatening the Church and its publisher, according to a statement from the Church.
    The church, which is led by Fred Phelps, has attracted attention in recent years by showing up at funerals for soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. At those funerals they carry signs that say that God hates homosexuality and that the death of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is God’s way of punishing the United States for its tolerance of it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:50 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • “This whole nation is awash in rebellious sin and defiance of God, His standard, and His servant’s faithful words,” a news release on the church’s Web site said Thursday morning.

    The statement said the church had received threats about a trip to West Virginia and Virginia scheduled to begin Thursday.

    “So God reached down and smacked one of those mines, killing 25 (and likely four more are dead),” it said. “Now you moan and wallow in self-pity, and pour over the details of the dead rebels’ lives, pretending they’re heroes.”

    According to its Web site, the church is scheduled to protest at several locations in Virginia and West Virginia, Thursday through Sunday, including at the West Virginia state capitol and the Hillel on the Virginia Tech campus.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:50 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • Last month the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the father of a Marine killed in Iraq may sue protesters from the church who picketed his son’s funeral with signs that read “God Hates You” and “Thank God for Dead Soldiers.”
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:51 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • Hey, go and google westboro baptist church protest san Francisco and you'll be happy to see how people protested against them.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:52 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • Oh, and I still wouldn't mind if someone pulled a Jonestown on them and offered them all koolaid laced with cyanide.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:52 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • I wonder if they would think it Gods will if ^^ that ^^ happened?

    These people have nothing to do with Christianity. Nothing. Zip. Nada. I pray they see the error of their ways before they really physically hurt someone.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:57 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • They are not a church, they are a cult. To protest at military funerals is the utmost disrespect and now this. I do not understand how they can't be punished. They all disgust me.
    ZaTa

    Answer by ZaTa at 11:58 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • Yikes. Those are some crazy people.
    Bellarose0212

    Answer by Bellarose0212 at 11:59 AM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • It surprises me how no one has gone vigilante on their asses yet.
    Laila-May

    Answer by Laila-May at 12:00 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

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