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Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside Sandy Hook Elementary....
MAILONLINE ^ | 12.16.2012 | Leslie Larson

Posted on 12/16/2012 12:02:50 PM PST by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside Sandy Hook Elementary school to celebrate God 'executing his judgement' in horrific shooting rampage that killed 20 children and 6 adults

The tight-knit community of Newtown, Connecticut is numb in the aftermath of the heart-wrenching massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday when a gunman killed 20 young students, all aged six and seven, in addition to six adults.

As families mourn the lives that were cut short in this unspeakable horror, an extremist group has announced they plan to congregate at the scene of the tragedy and offer praise to God for 'executing his judgement' - an unthinkable act amidst the sorrow overwhelming the quiet town.

A member from the Westboro Baptist Church, an unaffiliated religious group that self-identifies as a church, said on Saturday the group will picket the school in a so-called praise service, while the rest of the nation struggles to move forward after the tragedy.

Westboro, which has been widely described as a hate group, has often courted controversy by promoting an anti-homosexual agenda and picketing military funerals and high profile events to gain publicity.

The organization is led by Fred Phelps and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas but representatives travel around the U.S. picketing events.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: algore; baptist; democrats; gore; goresupporters; westboro
This is why it should still be illegal to marry your first cousin or sibling.
1 posted on 12/16/2012 12:02:59 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Fake liberal group of lawyers pretending to be a church in order to libel/slander Christians. The MSM knows and runs with it.


2 posted on 12/16/2012 12:06:23 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

Don’t forget, the Phelps’ ties to Democrats-

http://www.therudenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/al_gore_fred_phelps.jpg

Now Al Gore, this is a real example of “an inconvenient truth.”


3 posted on 12/16/2012 12:07:16 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Morgana

Execrable, vile, revolting, base...there just don’t seem to be words adequate to describe those people. What disgusting human garbage.


4 posted on 12/16/2012 12:08:26 PM PST by VR-21
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To: Morgana

It goes without saying what these jerks do is not the preaching of the Gospel, but let’s say it anyways.

It’s just disgusting and vile what they do in these public stunts.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 12:10:18 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Morgana
I'm betting this is just another attempt to get publicity for themselves and they won't show up. They do this frequently.

A year or two ago a soldier from my old hometown in northern Michigan was killed and the freaks pledged on their website that they would show up to the funeral but they never did......

6 posted on 12/16/2012 12:13:46 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Morgana

This “church” is just as much as a part of the decline of society as the shooter


7 posted on 12/16/2012 12:17:29 PM PST by ac-rep
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To: Morgana

These folks are just publicity hounds & not authentic & cannot be taken seriously at all: they cannot speak for God.


8 posted on 12/16/2012 12:19:19 PM PST by Republican1795.
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To: Morgana

These folks are just publicity hounds & not authentic & cannot be taken seriously at all: they cannot speak for God.


9 posted on 12/16/2012 12:20:02 PM PST by Republican1795.
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To: Morgana

I can’t honestly and sincerely compliment a woman’s appearance at work without risking termination but these Westboro freaks can do what they do and they’re protected? WTF?


10 posted on 12/16/2012 12:21:38 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: ReformationFan

I didn’t know they were democrats. I’ll help spread the news, thanks


11 posted on 12/16/2012 12:21:38 PM PST by reefdiver
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To: ReformationFan

I didn’t know they were democrats. I’ll help spread the news, thanks


12 posted on 12/16/2012 12:21:38 PM PST by reefdiver
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To: reefdiver

You’re welcome. I recommend whenever you mention them, always preface by saying something like “Democratic Al Gore supporter Fred Phelps”. Kinda like how Ann Coulter would always refer to Robert Byrd as “former KKK leader Robert Byrd”.


13 posted on 12/16/2012 12:27:23 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Morgana

Never forget the Westboro Baptists Democrat Party membership.

Even though no one really wants to talk about it.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 12:34:02 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: ReformationFan

bump al gore


15 posted on 12/16/2012 1:00:52 PM PST by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve and neither do I)
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To: Morgana
I don't suppose that a group of guys will get together to beat the hell outta these monsters to let them know about their own free speech rights?

Just a vain hope.

16 posted on 12/16/2012 1:01:18 PM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: Morgana

This cult needs to get their Jonestown on. Just sayin’.


17 posted on 12/16/2012 1:08:30 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Morgana

Vile, disgusting cretins ... praying for an asteriod strike.


18 posted on 12/16/2012 1:25:16 PM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: Morgana
Pfred and his cheerful associates are going to tread on the wrong toes one day. I can only hope it will be like the case some years ago in Missouri in which a crowd of persons terminated the local terrorizing bully on Saturday in broad daylight and nobody could be found who say anything.
19 posted on 12/16/2012 2:24:35 PM PST by robowombat
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To: goodwithagun

Jim Jones, like Fred Phelps, was also a Democrat.


20 posted on 12/16/2012 2:41:05 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Morgana

It would be good if the police just happened to not be around when these clowns met up with a group of the local citizens. The Westboro cretins need to get the obama slapped out of them.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 3:18:11 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: reefdiver; ReformationFan

someone told me fred phelps ran for mayor of Topeka on the democrat ticket. He lost.

was that Fred? Or another phelps inbreed?


22 posted on 12/16/2012 3:18:27 PM PST by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Morgana

This may be Westboro’s Battle of Little Bighorn. They may finally get whats coming to them.


23 posted on 12/16/2012 3:23:32 PM PST by crosshairs (Too many things to say. Not enough room.)
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To: crosshairs; GeronL

Would have thought they got the point in Charleston, West Virginia.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRf7CGOOKVs

Don’t mess with the coal miners.


24 posted on 12/16/2012 3:36:53 PM PST by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Morgana

This made me wonder something: if a gun man came in and shot up the Westboro church one Sunday morning, would they picket their own funerals?


25 posted on 12/16/2012 3:39:48 PM PST by texaschick
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To: texaschick

I was wondering same thing. Could we also say God ‘executing his judgement’?

Or maybe God just telling them to shut up already.


26 posted on 12/16/2012 3:53:50 PM PST by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Morgana

These people are satan’s tools just like the shooter.


27 posted on 12/16/2012 7:53:34 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Morgana

What did Jesus say about children, again? Maybe someone needs to read the Bible just once.


28 posted on 12/19/2012 1:01:10 PM PST by HungarianGypsy
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