Skip to comments.Missouri students block Westboro Baptist protest of Michael Sam
Posted on 02/16/2014 9:45:48 AM PST by Morgana
EyeOn College Basketball Missouri students block Westboro Baptist protest of Michael Sam By Chip Patterson | College Writer February 15, 2014 4:46 pm ET
The Missouri community has shown overwhelming support for Michael Sam since the Tigers' football star announced that he was gay earlier this month. On Saturday a group of students united to drown out the protest efforts of the Westboro Baptist Church.
The group was in town for the Tigers' home basketball game against Tennessee, protesting Missouri's support of Sam outside Mizzou Arena. Students blocked the Westboro Baptist protesters from view with a human wall, turned their backs and sang the alma mater until the group dispersed before tip off.
Here's how the scene was captured on social media:
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If I saw a Westboro ‘Baptist’ church member on fire, I’d be hard put to not haul out the marshmallows!
“If I saw a Westboro Baptist church member on fire, Id be hard put to not haul out the marshmallows!”
That is the best comment ever!
I’ll join you with some hot dogs!
And HIV infections, but hey why let a little inconvience suffering and death interfere with “tolerance” and a good time?
Death penalty for fags?
I do realize the Old Testament prohibition on homosexuality. But, death penalty? Who doesn’t the Westboro gang NOT hate? They hate fags, our troops, who else and what else?
I find it hard, as a Christian, to reconcile their stances with the teachings of Christ.
I just don’t get it.
Yea I know this one is a catch 22. Which side do you hate worse? It actually shocks me they are not at a funeral of some innocent soldier.
Yes these people are standing up for the family and traditional marriage but at the same time they stamp on the American flag and other nasty stuff. Plus God does not “hate fags” God loves all his children but God wants them to turn from sin. That is where these people are very flawed.
That is what I was taught. Depise the sin but love and care for the sinner. God and Christ teach us to go forth and spread the Word that sinners turn from sin.
Westboros are hypocrites. They were Al Gore supporters at one time. I don’t see them protesting Gore, a.k.a Sex Poodle.
Westboro Baptist gives even other hate groups a bad name.
I honestly don't think they even believe the stuff they peddle. I think they're attention whores who know that homos are the most beloved and lionized minority at present, and by protesting them they may provoke a response which will engender a huge payout in civil litigation.
I tend to think they're more mercenary than missionary in their *contempt* of sin.
Well, yeh. And honestly, I wouldn’t care if they were sincere. It’s their tactics I despise. If I expect gays to keep their opinions and choices to themselves, I expect Pentecostal groups to do the same.
Then you support Westboro Baptist Church?
No, I just don't support fornication and the adulterization of marriage. Do you?
I'll agree with you on the attention whore part but disagree with you on the first part. I think Westboro truly, honestly, sincerely believes everything they say. Including their "God hates dead soldiers" claims.
LOL. I'm sure you don't.
I just don't support fornication and the adulterization of marriage. Do you?
Well as a single female with a long time boyfriend who happens to have been married before, I doubt you would agree with what I have to say on that.
“They hate fags, our troops, who else and what else?”
Catholics and Jews. They shouldn’t be able to use the name ‘Baptist.’
Oh my God.
I am old enough to remember the horror of Jonestown and the carnage done by a group claiming to love Jesus, to love God, to be bearers of the Word.
It sickened me then and it sickens me now. It sickens me when groups use His name to commit atrocities, foment hate, murder and destroy, subjugate and intimidate, soil the hard work that faithful believers spent sweat and blood and tears to build bridges and trust with those not aware of His love.
Jim Jones was evil. He was a demon. His corrupting song of salvation destroyed and did not build the castle of light.
The hate and evil that fills this world has got to be a great sorrow for the Creator. His children are proving to be unworthy of His love. This has to stop. This kind of selfdestruction of His work must end.
The smoke and flame would be noxious, I am sure.
I still have no idea why it is important for the world to know of his orientation. Given the probability of blood being minorly spilled, perhaps the opposing players should know...
And old red diaper Freddy Phelps won numerous awards for "tolerance" from leftist so-called "civil rights" organizations such as the NAACP and other racist outfits. He moved to Topeka so he could be on totally board with the Warren/Marshall court's extreme overreach in Brown v. Board of Education. The DemonRATS of Westboro are, not surprisingly, also pro-union. Thugs supporting thugs...so typical of liberals.
The Missouri community has shown overwhelming support for Michael Sam since the Tigers’ football star announced that he was gay earlier this month.
So if I come out and announce that my preferred method of sex is with a women (and I am a man) can I get support from the community? But why should I? More to the point why should this this guy? So he chooses to have pervert sex. This is something a community should support??
Really. I find it odd that so many people from all over the political spectrum have a keen interest in the sex lives of others. I also find it odd that so many people feel the need to make public their sexual practices.
How anyone has sex is not high on my list of things I need to know. I have enough trouble minding my own business without minding everyone elses. And, I really do NOT care what positions people use and where they put what and how often.
Keep your bedroom activities to yourselves, people.
(not directed at anyone in particular. Just venting)
Having been married before myself and marrying a woman who was married before, you might be surprised.
Both of us didn't start dating until our divorces were finalized. In fact we didn't even know each other then. I had been in a Divorce Recovery Group which counseled not to begin a relationship until as much as possible with the old was dealt with.
Since we both had custodies of our children, we abstained from for clean consciouses and for their sakes. And we attribute a long second marriage (19 years) ,outlasting both the prior ones, do to this good counsel taken.
Along the way, we've seen many other second marriages fail precisely because of not seeking or taking wise counsel. The path of fornication and adultery is strewn with the wreckage of failed marriages and busted relationships. All one has to do is to watch "Cops" or any police show to see the domestic violence and murder inherent in allowing these things into ones lives.
And here these students want to celebrate fornication and adultery?? God help them!
Agreed. I so totally don’t care whether people or gay or not.
I ask every day that Jesus walks with me, shields me and carries me if He must. I know there is darkness all around and it is faith in Him that keeps me sane and keeps me from actively seeking to destroy by violence those things which I believe are evil influences upon my loved ones. If not for Him, I shudder to think what I would have done and where I would be.
When he walked onto the court, the crowd yelled and screamed and clapped their approval.
The news person covering it on the TV station I was watching said that the crowd were either stating or had signs or shirts that said “we are all homosexuals”
It's very sick how the government and media and the dems and the liberals have indoctrinated the public to accept this despicable filthy sin as “normal” and acceptable.
These idiots keep doing ti becuas ethey get press, and they get press because the MSM loves them.
He was creepy as hell. How did everyone miss that?
At that time, Jim Jones was not someone who I had any idea about. It wasn’t in my sphere of interest. Not until the airstrip shootings and the subsequent entering of the compounds by the authorities.
Did it affect his performance? How many field goals did he score at the basketball game?
They are Democrat lawyer activists first. Their church is largely comprised of family members. They are/were public friends of Al Gore and Fred ran several times for office as a Democrat.
Party affiliation is never mentioned in Westboro cult stories.
They serve the media’s ploy of demonizing those who do not celebrate homosexuality and those who profess to be “Christian”.
Westboro hated Bush and the war in Iraq as much as Cindy Sheehan, Amy Goodman, and other looney lefties.
I meant people who interacted with him on a regular basis.
He was weird from the get-go. None of the kids he went to school with wanted to hang around him.
(*Chuckle* I just pictured Powers Boothe carrying the Capuchin monkey he was trying to sell in the movie.)