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Westboro Baptist Flooded with Prank Calls Over Bird Flu Scare

Westboro Baptist Church — the hate group that pickets at funerals of soldiers, children — recently got the bird from a spoof website. As a result, their phone lines were jammed up with calls from holiday cooks across the country. The National Report, a spoof news website similar to The Onion, ran an article titled “Millions of Thanksgiving Turkeys Recalled: …

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Westboro Baptist Says ISIL Beheadings are Because They are Banned in UK

The Islamic Extremist Apologetics wing of the Westboro Baptist Church is hard at work spinning the beheadings showcased by ISIL in the Middle East. “For weeks now, the world has been seeing videos of people getting their heads cut off in the most gruesome fashion. Some guy with a rusty knife keeps taking solitary-looking individuals (mostly from America and the …

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Westboro Baptist Parody Play to be Streamed on Halloween, ‘Live from Hell’

The Arts and Entertainment wing of the Westboro Baptist Church likes to group up and polish their Garageband skills by writing and recording their own parody versions of famous songs, with their own “God Hates _______” spin on them, of course. For example, the group has redone songs like Lorde’s “Royals” with lyrics like: Cuz every song you sing’s bare-teeth, …

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Westboro Baptist Goes After Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull

“Enrique Iglesias is a huge fag-butt-kisser…” The Latino Outreach wing of the Westboro Baptist Church is nothing if not equal-opportunity. After recently going after Modern Family “gay couple” Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who is gay in real life, and Eric Stonestreet, who is not, they have now turned their sights on an international target. Citing a PrideSource interview from 2007, in …

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Westboro Baptist Church Aims to Take On Gay Modern Family Actors

ABC’s hit television comedy Modern Family has been a godsend for the gay community. Finally all of straight America gets to see what much of it has known for a long time: many of us know a gay couple, and they are no different from the rest of us. Actors Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who is gay in real life, and …

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Westboro Baptist Claims Plans to Picket 9/11 Memorial on 9/11

In one of the more despicable moves they have tried, the Patriot Wing of the Westboro Baptist Church famously used the occasion of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., which leveled the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, to increase their public profile. While the rest of America banded together in support of one another, mourning the …

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Westboro Baptist Picks Fight with Facebook and “Jewish Friend” Zuckerberg

Westboro Baptist Church publishes a schedule for where they intend to picket daily. This tactic is in keeping with the group’s overall strategy of stirring up discord by saying they will appear somewhere, even if they have no realistic plans to do so. Why announce picketing plans if you don’t plan to be there? The group wants to give the …

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Westboro Baptist Calls Hornet Killing God’s Wrath on Entire UK for Banning Them

When the Compassionate Outreach Department of the Westboro Baptist Church decided to hop a plane and go protest yet another showing of “The Laramie Project” in England a few years back, they were met with a different kind of resistance than they face here in the good old U.S. of A. They were banned from entering the country, entirely. Usually, …

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Westboro Baptist: Why They Do It. How To Stop Them. What They Don’t Want You to Know.

Matthew Keys, an independent journalist based in California who writes for The Blot Magazine, has written a piece on Westboro Baptist Church that goes above and beyond the usual “here’s what the haters are doing this week” rubber-necking. Westboro is a conundrum to write about. As Keys says, “It’s hard to cover a hate group when you know their secret …

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Westboro Baptist Twitter Account Suspended After Joan Rivers Comments

This week, the Westboro Baptist folks announced their intent to picket the funeral of Joan Rivers. Comments about Rivers finally resulted in the suspension of the group’s main Twitter account – @WBCsays. Several other Twitter accounts opened in the name of various church members, including Fred Phelps, Jr., remain open and are used to retweet whatever the church leadership wants …

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Westboro Baptist to Picket Joan Rivers’ Funeral, Call Her “Fag Enabler in Hell”

In a surprisingly uncharacteristic move, the Humanitarian arm of the Westboro Baptist Church has announced that the hate group will picket the funeral of Joan Rivers. In a photo posted on the group’s Instagram account, they labeled the recently-deceased comedienne a “Fag Enabler in Hell”. They further commented: “Joan Rivers wasted her 81 years being a cruel, vain, mocker of …

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Westboro Baptist Records Beatles Song Parody About Michael Sam

The Intelligentsia wing of the Westboro Baptist Church has been recruiting help from the Fine Arts wing lately. And the topic that brought the band back together was Michael Sam. Michael Sam’s post-college football career has been playing out on national news for months. He was touted as one of the first college football players to come out as gay. …

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