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Westboro Baptist Church targets Robin Williams' funeral

Westboro Baptist Church's Targets Robin Williams' Funeral

A date for Robin Williams' funeral has not been set, but the Westboro Baptist Church is reportedly gearing up for what many are calling a "disgusting" protest.

The hate-spewing Christian group has a history of disrupting soldiers' funerals over its issues with homosexuality, and now its latest target is only adding to the public outrage.

It plans to picket the late comedian's funeral, condemning him for his divorces and for using his comedy to mock God. They also reportedly cited him as a "homosexual enabler."

Westboro has also taken to targeting major tech companies in Silicon Valley recently. It's made plans to protest outside of Facebook, Google, Pinterest, Twitter and several other social media moguls because of their outspoken support for the LGBT community.

Oddly enough, Westboro actually announced it was picketing the tech companies via Twitter.

But when Planting Peace heard about the church's outrageous plans to attack the beloved comedian's funeral service, it decided to challenge the church with a fundraiser.

The nonprofit organization says Williams reputation for giving back inspired them to do the same in his honor. It's giving the proceeds to the St. Jude Children's Hospital, an organization close to Williams.

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yo.mammy August 16 2014 at 1:40 PM

Don't you dare refer to these people as a Christian group. No true Christian acts like this. Whoever or whatever they worship, it is not God.

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Richard August 16 2014 at 1:32 PM

As a Christian I am ashamed that this church, Westboro Baptist church calls themselves christian. They are not, they doctrinal and worldview are not that of the teachings of Jesus Christ. This body of people just want attention and feel as though they have some right to disrupt a funeral or other events as though they have Christian truth. THEY DO NOT!

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eaglephoenix2 August 16 2014 at 1:47 PM

These people aren't Christians.

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niteone42 August 16 2014 at 1:35 PM

All Westboro people out to be sent to Irag to be with the isis and then see if they have a change of attitude!!

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Gail August 16 2014 at 1:47 PM

They need to get a life. True Christian do not defame or defile anyone especially in death. Robin Williams was by all accounts a good man. So what he got divorced twice, while in the bible, it does not approve of this, the man did what he had to do. Based on how he died it is obvious he was trying to find something that he thought was missing in his life. Sadly he didn't. So now for this bunch of Morons who have nothing better to do, they choose to Boycott his funeral? God does not like wrong and it is not up to you idiots to judge anyone. as so called Christians it is your job to spread love not hate, kindness not anger, peace not war, support not the tearing down and humiliating of anyone, especially not a family in mourning. What you idiots obviously do not realize and Iguess youa ll are too stupid to do so, is that he is dead..nothing you say or do can hurt him. But he has family and friends who will be hurt. Get a life please!!!!!!!!!!!!

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pdoh45 August 16 2014 at 1:39 PM

And while all 30 members of the Westboro Baptist Church barter with satan, billions of members of the non-heathen world can pray for the demise of the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Hello Bill August 16 2014 at 1:39 PM

Ya just can't Fix Studid???

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loldsparkey August 16 2014 at 1:33 PM

The crazies are out all over the web , looters , protesters , fruitcakes all of them.

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TR by ML Neal... loldsparkey August 17 2014 at 1:49 AM

Don't blend a Christmas dessert (fruitcake) in with looters and protesters.

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art loldsparkey August 17 2014 at 5:50 AM

don't forget right wing gun nuts including a few so-called police. oh, how could I forget murderer geo z?

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ccplummer art August 17 2014 at 10:07 AM

george z was and is a national hero in the eyes of millions of people, including mine

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Debbie August 16 2014 at 1:32 PM

You can voice your opinion but at least be respectful and compassionate and do it at a more appropriate time and place. Shouldn't be done at all but if you have to do it later.

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mdcaver August 16 2014 at 2:19 PM

Perhaps someone can convince a radical Islamic group in the US that all the infidels at Westboro Baptist Church should suddenly cease to exist. Hm-m-m......

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