Posts tagged "westboro baptist church"

The Real Rowan County

The media has been paying attention to Morehead, Kentucky because of Kim Davis and the Westboro Baptist Church. But what is Rowan County really like?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2015 - 10:45 am

Dispatch From Kentucky: Westboro Baptists Parody Sam Smith At Kim Davis Protest

Really a shame that God doesn’t love this woman enough to help her hit the high notes huh?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 19, 2015 - 10:45 am

The Westboro Baptist Church Will Be Picketing Kim Davis

We have reached peak irony.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Watch Westboro Baptist Get Run Right Out Of Town By Some Teenagers

The kids are all right. …

Robyn Pennacchia | October 7, 2015 - 11:35 am

Matthew Shepard’s Mother Judy Shepard Releases Statement Regarding Fred Phelps’ Death

“Regarding the passing of Fred Phelps, [husband] Dennis and I know how solemn these moments are for anyone who loses a loved one. Out of respect for all people and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Westboro Baptist Church’s Fred Phelps Dead At 84

Just days after his estranged son revealed he was “on the edge of death,” Fred Phelps has died. The death of the 84-year-old founder of the Westboro Baptist Church occurred shortly before…

Newser | March 20, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Ke$ha Finds A Very Creative Way To Stick It To The Westboro Baptist Church

The Westboro Baptist Church have taken it upon themselves to appropriate Ke$ha’s song “We R Who We R” to spread their message of God’s “love and acceptance.” When they started…

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

Lesbian Couple Marries In Front Of Westboro Baptist Church

Amazing: a lesbian couple got hitched in a gay-homosexual-same-sex-definitely-not-straight marriage ceremony right across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. I love it! Katie Short and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Anonymous Hacks (Spoofs?) The Westboro Baptist Church’s Facebook Page

Internet hacktivist group Anonymous strikes again! Following the Westboro Baptist Church’s announcement that they would protest the funerals of those who died in Monday’s Boston Marathon attack, Anonymous seized control

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Awesome Guy Buys House Across From Westboro Baptist Church, Paints Gay Pride Rainbow On It

Ever wonder where the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church actually is? Aaron Jackson did. Jackson is a co-founder of Planting Peace, a non-profit aimed at providing sustainable initiatives to impoverished areas.

Julie Gerstein | March 19, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Westboro Baptist Church Plans To Picket “Ivy League Whorehouse” Vassar College

If you were distracted by actually flashy, trashy, sex-saturated events on Sunday night, from the Grammys to “Girls,” it is quite possible you missed the news that Vasser College is…

Sarah Gray | February 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Pray Tell: Jenna Miscavige Hill And Megan Phelps-Roper Escape Scientology And the Westboro Baptist Church

This week, two women who escaped from extreme religious sects told their stories. One escaped from Scientology, the other from the Westboro Baptist Church. Although a small number of people…

Lilit Marcus | February 7, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Anonymous Hits Westboro For Threat To Protest Newtown

Hackers from Anonymous pounced on the Westboro Baptist Church soon after the extremist group announced plans to picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to praise God for sending the gunman, Mashablereports. The…

Newser | December 17, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Joe Paterno’s Funeral

Joe Paterno’s death caused, to put it mildly, mixed reactions: The Hollywood Reporter has a roundup, and it includes everything from George HW Bush’s glowing remembrance of the Penn State coach to this…

Newser | January 23, 2012 - 10:10 am

Homophobic Church To Picket Lesbian Student’s Graduation

Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas-based church famous for their “God Hates Fags” demonstrations outside the funerals for dead soldiers, has announced it will picket lesbian student Constance McMillen’s graduation. McMillen…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2010 - 11:10 am

“God Hates Gaga”: The Music Video!

The Westboro Baptist Church has taken their “God Hates Gaga” campaign to the land of music videos with their version of “Poker Face.” Apparently, God also hates decent graphics…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 29, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Gaga Haters Butcher “Poker Face”

The Westboro Baptist Church has temporarily turned their attention away from hating f*gs to hating Lady Gaga. First, they issued a missive claiming that God hates the current Queen of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 2:40 pm