News 'Angels' block Westboro Baptist Church protesters from victims' funerals

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    A few ‘angels’ turned up to defend an Orlando victim’s funeral against Westboro Church protesters.

    The Kansas-based anti-gay movement had hoped to disrupt the procession of Christopher Leinonen, who was killed when suspected Islamist terrorist Omar Mateen opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida.

    But members of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater used large ‘angel wings,’ measuring eight feet wide and reaching three feet over shoulder height, to block them yesterday.




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    The wings, made of white cloth and plastic piping by volunteers from the theatre’s costume and set shops, first surfaced at the 1998 funeral of Matthew Shepard, a gay man murdered in Wyoming.

    There were also tense scenes at the funeral of another victim, Jean Carlos Mendez in Kissimmee.

    Two Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies on motorcycles were injured during the procession when a driver cut through the cortege and struck them with her car.

     
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    You never see them protesting outside of any mosques.

    Surely they can't approve of a religion that doesn't worship the one true God.
     
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    God hates America? :wtf:


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    they have a common ideology-hate.
     
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    God hates America because America approves of fags.
     
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    :bigcry:
     
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    I remember hearing them on THSS and being really baffled at the lengths to which they thought things out.
     
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    From Wikipedia: "One of Westboro's followers estimated that the church spends $250,000 a year on picketing." A church with only 40 members has $250k a year to blow on that shit?
     
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    Come on Bye You!, this cant be real, can it? :wtf:

     
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    Do they get those signs made at Kinkos, or is it a more Internet special order type of deal, I wonder
     
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    MrWarmth Impeach THIS Gold

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    This is why we need jobs, jobs, jobs in this country. These bums need to be working and putting a little dignity in their empty lives.
     
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    They have a church. That can be a license to print $.
     
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    See?
     
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    Someone once suggested Westboro was in fact an activist group mocking religious fundamentalists, but I doubt it.
     
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    They are both fundies, the muslims probably agree with the anti gay protests,. Said before,but if the muslims actually did take over a western country, it would be the liberals , the gays, the trannies who would be in most trouble. Not so much the bible thumpers and conservatives.Provided they didn't make trouble and didn't object to the homos and liberals being thrown off buildings or stoned to death, they would probably be left alone.

    This is why it amazes me that more minority groups don't see the threat from islam.
     
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    I can tell you have never visited the southern United states and sat down with a southern Democrat and had a look at their guns. You need to learn how to avoid Propaganda and find out the truth
     
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    I wish the Hell's Angels would pay the Westboro group a visit and beat the shit out of them.
     
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    They get a ton of online donations
     
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