The Westboro Baptist Church Thanks God for the Marathon Bombing and Promises Funeral Protests


Democrat Fred Phelps, who runs the Westboro Baptist Church, is thanking God for the Boston Marathon bombing and claiming that it’s punishment from God for homosexuality. The group is also promising to protest the funerals of people killed in the bombing.

westborocult

The group has issued a press release that reads in part, “GOD SENT THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBS! …THANK GOD FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBS!”

The Westboro Baptist Church Cult, which is largely made up of relatives of Fred Phelps, has protested a number of funerals in the past to gain attention including those of Matthew Shepard, Ronnie James Dio, Michael Jackson and Steve Jobs.

Although the group, like all Americans, has a right to free speech, it does not have a constitutional right to picket funerals. Just as cities can refuse to issue protest permits for residential neighborhoods at 4 AM, they CAN AND SHOULD refuse to allow the Westboro Baptist Church to protest funerals. In America we have a First Amendment right to say what we want, but we have no right to use someone else’s funeral as a platform to get our message out.

Also see...

Related Articles

The Daily Kos Post Of The Day: The Fraud At The Heart Of Liberalism

This recommended diary from the Daily Kos isn’t the usual “I am happy this Republican died and is burning in

Q&A Friday #58: What Are Your Favorite Video Games Of All-Time?

Question: What is best video game of all time? My picks: a) Super Mario Brothers b) Pac-Man c) Grand Theft

JEWICIDAL DEMOCRATS FORCE CRAVEN ORGS TO CANCEL PALIN

IF SARAH IS NOT WELCOME, NEITHER AM I. I AM NOT ATTENDING. BUT I STRONGLY SUPPORT THIS RALLY ON THURSDAY