Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Motorcyclists rally against Baptists' anti-gay protests at military funerals

Those idiot protesters from Westboro Baptist Church, led by Pastor Fred Phelps, are again disrupting military funerals.

According the CNN and other reports, these hateful zombies-for-Jesus are attending funerals of soldiers killed in Iraq, wrapping themselves in upside-down American flags and shouting vulgarities condeming both soldiers and homosexuals.

I support their right to protest... this is America, and we all have fredom of speech. I also support my right to say, "My god, what a bunch of insensitive, misguided morons!"

Carrying signs thanking God for IED's, explosive devices that have killed many U.S. servicemen, these pinheads are finding themselves more and more surrounded by patriotic Americans who aren't gonna take it anymore.

CNN reports: "Shirley Phelps-Roper, a daughter of Fred Phelps and an attorney for the Topeka, Kansas-based church, said neither state laws nor the Patriot Guard can silence their message that God killed the soldiers because they fought for a country that embraces homosexuals."

"The scriptures are crystal clear that when God sets out to punish a nation, it is with the sword. An IED is just a broken-up sword," Phelps-Roper said. "Since that is his weapon of choice, our forum of choice has got to be a dead soldier's funeral."

The Patriot Guard project's deputy director, Heidi Beirich, said other groups have tried to counter Phelps' message, but none has been as organized as the Patriot Guard.

"I'm not sure anybody has gone to this length to stand in solidarity," she said. "It's nice that these veterans and their supporters are trying to do something. I can't imagine anything worse, your loved one is killed in Iraq and you've got to deal with Fred Phelps."

While searching for a photo to accompany this article, I stumbled upon a website supportive of the zealots at Phelp's Westboro Baptist Church. The site is called "God Hates Fags." The home page proudly boasts "Warning!! Gospel Preaching Ahead" Page after page of vitriol and Bible quotes, plus a long list of photos from their protest events is available. These sick and twisted ****s have no love in them at all.

This is gonna get ugly, soon.... Violence begets violence.

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1 comment:

  1. How is it that people who claim to follow the Prince of Peace seem to spout so much hate? I mean, not just these nutball jerks who say God hates fags, but Baptists who hate Masons, the ongoing animosity towards Catholics by Protestants and towards Protestants by Catholics, abortion clinic bombers, etc. All this hate in God's name? I don't think so!

    --Charles King


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