Westboro Baptist Church Says It Will Picket Vigil For Connecticut School Shootin

By Mark D   follow   Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 1:10pm PST   ↑ Like   ↓ Dislike   584 views   3 comments   Watch (1)   Share   Quote   Permalink  

The Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group known for protesting outside funerals of slain U.S. service members, announced that it will picket a vigil for the victims of Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the second-deadliest school shooting in American history.

Shirley Phelps-Roper, a spokesperson for the group and, like most members of the organization, a relative of the group's founder, Fred Phelps, announced on Twitter on Saturday the group's plan "to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment."
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church say that America is being punished for its acceptance of gays and lesbians. In recent days, Phelps family members have sent tweets about the Connecticut shooting that have said "God sent the shooter."


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APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   befriend (27)   ignore (33)   Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 1:16pm PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

Well, then, they'll understand when God sends snipers to turn their little protest into wet, bloody porridge, won't they?

Bigsby   befriend (0)   ignore (14)   Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 1:24pm PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 2

Can these people not be arrested for inciting violence or some such?

Vicente   befriend (7)   ignore (0)   Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 2:45pm PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

Guess God's powers are weak and he can't pull off real smiting anymore. This is one group, if their church roof fell in and crushed them all, I'd probably laugh nonstop for a week. Oh wait, I've sunk to their level.

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