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Elizabeth Edwards is in HELL.....

Posted by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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...for a life spent "in defiance and disobedience to God."

Says the Westboro Baptist Church!

Can someone please detail for me what exactly she has done to deserve having her funeral picketed?

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=7833496

Westboro to protest at Elizabeth Edwards funeral

Updated at 05:13 PM today
Shirley Phelps Roper - of Westboro Baptist Church - protests at a funeral

Shirley Phelps Roper - of Westboro Baptist Church - protests at a funeral (AP Photo)


A Kansas religious group known nationally for its loud anti-homosexual protests at the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers says it plans to be in Raleigh Saturday to protest at the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards.

According to the "Picket Schedule" on the Westboro Baptist Church website, church members will protest at a "respectful distance" from the Edenton Street United Methodist Church.

Edwards' funeral is set for 1 p.m. Saturday. The wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards died Tuesday following a six-year battle with breast cancer.

The post on the Westboro website says Elizabeth is in Hell for a life spent "in defiance and disobedience to God."

Pastor Fred Phelps and his family lead Wesboro. They've made headlines for years by showing up at soldier's funerals with large signs proclaiming things like "God hates fags" and other anti-gay messages.

Phelps asserts that the soldiers' deaths are God's punishment for America's "sin of homosexuality."

Organizations like the Anti-Defamation league and the Southern Poverty Law Center have labeled Westboro as a hate group.

The protest announcement drew swift condemnation from many in the Raleigh area.

One viewer who emailed, ABC11 called on Triangle television stations not to cover the protest saying it would only give the group a platform to promote its hate agenda.

"I understand that as a news organization, you have a responsibility to report that they are there and protesting, but you don't have to provide them a public platform to degrade Mrs. Edwards memorial," wrote Suzanne Witzen.

Another viewer called for a "Line of Love" around the church to protect the Edwards family from the protestors.

"It’s just downright rude to bring a protest of this sort to disrupt the mourning process," wrote Susan Burcham.

In an interview Thursday morning with NewsRadio 680 WPTF, Westboro Baptist Church member Shirley Phelps Roper said the protest was justified and that Edwards taught against the commandments of God.

"She used her money and her standing in this country to defy her creator," said Roper.

Meanwhile, Edwards' daughter, Cate, will be one of the three people delivering eulogies at Edwards' funeral. Hargrave McElroy and Glenn Bergenfield will also speak.

McElroy was a close friend and a teacher at the high school Edwards' children attended and Bergenfield was one of Edwards' classmates in law school.

 Sexy If its unladylike, fattening or fun, I'm in!
  

by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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onefootcutiepie
by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:09 PM

 OM! You scared me!! I was so about to tell you off!

mommam58122
by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:11 PM

 

Shirley Phelps Roper said the protest was justified and that Edwards taught against the commandments of God.

 

 

oh yes bc we all believe whatshirly believes eye rolling

Woodbabe
by Silver Member on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:15 PM


Quoting onefootcutiepie:

 OM! You scared me!! I was so about to tell you off!

She's a very well respected lady and I'm totally pissed off about her funeral being protested! But yeah, I DO have a way with post titles, don't I?

 Sexy If its unladylike, fattening or fun, I'm in!
  

Woodbabe
by Silver Member on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:16 PM


Quoting mommam58122:

 

Shirley Phelps Roper said the protest was justified and that Edwards taught against the commandments of God.

 

 

oh yes bc we all believe whatshirly believes eye rolling

These people make me want to vomit!

 Sexy If its unladylike, fattening or fun, I'm in!
  

mrs.phillips123
by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:18 PM
F*CK everyone if those incessed bastards. They are a disgusting excuse for human beings.
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atlmom2
by Susie on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:18 PM

These people should all burn in hell that belong to that church. 

MrsM121
by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:36 PM

....and this post is giving them exactly what they want which is attention and someone else spreading their twisted, perverted opinions in hopes they will get one more follower....by that is JMO.

eta: yeah I'm a hypocrit for responding but I'm sick so....blah! And for the record those idiots will be the ones in Hell when it is all said and done.  Hate is hate.

janel09
by Bronze Member on Dec. 9, 2010 at 8:23 PM

That seems cowardly to attack someone after death.

Woodbabe
by Silver Member on Dec. 9, 2010 at 8:33 PM


Quoting MrsM121:

....and this post is giving them exactly what they want which is attention and someone else spreading their twisted, perverted opinions in hopes they will get one more follower....by that is JMO.

eta: yeah I'm a hypocrit for responding but I'm sick so....blah! And for the record those idiots will be the ones in Hell when it is all said and done.  Hate is hate.

Ignoring herpes doesn't make it go away....you have to pay attention so you can take aggressive action against them.

 Sexy If its unladylike, fattening or fun, I'm in!
  

MrsM121
by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM

 

Quoting Woodbabe:


Quoting MrsM121:

....and this post is giving them exactly what they want which is attention and someone else spreading their twisted, perverted opinions in hopes they will get one more follower....by that is JMO.

eta: yeah I'm a hypocrit for responding but I'm sick so....blah! And for the record those idiots will be the ones in Hell when it is all said and done.  Hate is hate.

Ignoring herpes doesn't make it go away....you have to pay attention so you can take aggressive action against them.

 LOL I have to say I agree and yuck!

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