the Sandy Hook Elementary School to praise God for the shooting. On December 17th, Gawker published an article reporting that Anonymous had launched #OpWestboro to attack the Westboro Baptist Church and its members. Phelps, westboro members have been protesting military funerals since as early as 2005, when protests were held at public funerals for slain soldiers in Michigan, Alabama, Minnesota, Virginia, Colorado and Idaho, claiming these deaths are caused by America's tolerance of homosexuality. December 2012: Connecticut School Massacre. Death of Fred Phelps, on March 16th, 2014, Nate Phelps, a former member of Westboro Baptist Church and the son of the founder Fred Phelps, posted. On the following day, the ceremony was reported on by the new sites Gawker and IBI Times. Although I respect and do not judge anyone for their personal views on any politics or religion, this group in particular to me, is violent and dangerous. Be inspired to ignore their ignorant message, and feel gratitude in your heart that you are not burdened or addicted to hate, as they are.".
As of December 27th, 2012, the @GodHatesFagsWBC. 17:28-30 have been finally given up by God to uncleanness to dishonor their own bodies, to vile affections, to a reprobate mind such that they cannot think straight about anything (Rom. Sure, this seems like just another gay protest, but this time they did it online. Since the church's signs were considered hyperbolic and figurative expression rather than actual facts, which is covered under the First Amendment right to free speech, in October 2010, the courts ordered Snyder to pay the legal fees for the Church, amounting in 16,510. Video:, recently, the fine people of the WBC went on to protest outside of a Lady Gaga concert. In addition to the protest, the church condemned his parents for raising their son as a Catholic, claiming that they "raised him for the devil." His father, Albert Snyder, sued Fred Phelps, two of his daughters and the church itself for defamation, intrusion upon seclusion. The Laramie Project, a play about the reaction to Matthew Shepard's murder, activist Chris Mason launched a telethon-style protest where people can pledge online to donate money for every minute members of the Westboro Baptist Church actually protest. That's right, The Westboro Baptist Church took a crack at comedy and failed. On July 17th, the metal news site The Gauntlet published an article with the Satanic Temple spokesperson Lucien Greaves, who claimed the "Pink Mass" ceremony made Phelp's mother a lesbian in the afterlife. Following the, connecticut School Massacre on December 14th, 2012, Westboro Baptist Church leader Margie Phelps tweeted at United States President. Online History, funeral Picketing, the group has been known to attend daily picketing in Topeka and travel nationally to protest at the funerals of select individuals, including several gay victims of hate crime or aids-related deaths, war veterans who were killed during service and even. The WBC also sent out a news release that wrote: Art' and 'fashion' are the euphemisms, the guise under which proud whore Lady Gaga teaches rebellion against God (incidentally, her claim to the title of 'lady' is sound only if she tacks on 'of the.