--*UPDATE 4/23! Due to massive outrage and protest by the sane and good people in this world, Phelps has called off his vultures. There will be no WBC pickets for the Virginia Tech funerals, thank God. Please go to my main page for the latest update. Thank you. --*UPDATE 4/20! (From Barking Moonbat: The Phelps hyenas are actually headed for Ryan Clark's funeral in Georgia. I have a feeling that they won't be well received there.)
4/17 - From Towerload:
Never missing the opportunity to take advantage of a tragedy, Fred Phelps and his gang of haters at Westboro Baptist Church plan to picket the funerals of those killed in the Virginia Tech shootings, according to a message on their website (which I haven't linked on purpose):
"WBC will preach at the funerals of the Virginia Tech students killed on campus during a shooting rampage April 16, 2007. You describe this as monumental horror, but you know nothing of horror -- yet. Your bloody tyrant Bush says he is 'horrified' by it all. You know nothing of horror -- yet. Your true horror is coming. 'They shall also gird themselves with sackloth, and horror shall cover them; and shame shall be upon all faces, and baldness upon all their heads' (Eze. 7:18).
Why did this happen, you ask? It's simple. Your military chose to shoot at the servants of God today, and all they got for their effort was terror. Then, the LORD your God sent a crazed madman to shoot at your children. Was God asleep while this took place? Was He on vacation? Of course not. He willed this to happen to punish you for assailing His servants."
No doubt they'll blame the shootings on the gays as well. But as many people have noted, the more these nuts trot themselves out, the more a symbol of the need for tolerance they become.
'Rev.' Phelps. Satan's Delivery Boy.
Absolutely disgusting! We need the Patriot Guard Riders! The victims of this madness do not deserve to have their living memories stained by the presence of Phelps and his mob.
Here is a small tribute to some of the beautiful people who lost their lives.
Ryan ClarkReema Samaha
Jarrett Lee Lane
Daniel Perez CuevasMatthew La Porte