Westboro Church Protests at an Omaha High School

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    Nov 22, 2008 3:51 AM GMT
    And the students fought back LOL
    I was on the bus as it went past, it picked some students and I talked to some of them about it. The cops even had to mace some students. horrible.

    Here's the link.
    http://www.omaha.com/index.php?u_page=2798&u_sid=10494164

    and video
    http://www.omaha.com/index.php?u_page=5001&s=8855&p=1155
  • DCEric

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    Nov 22, 2008 4:07 AM GMT
    /Laughs maniacally.
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    Nov 22, 2008 4:28 AM GMT
    Collectively hug your students for me. That is so tremendously great.
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    Nov 22, 2008 4:30 AM GMT
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  • bblance82

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    Nov 22, 2008 5:07 AM GMT
    not that i'd usually point to hannity and colmes as a first option for news, it's good to see that they took these people to task in 2006. so, here's a link to that if you want to see more of these fucktards.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UMP3AK5jwo
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    Nov 23, 2008 2:44 PM GMT
    These psychos are coming to protest a high school production of the Laramie Project near me

    Maybe God will overturn their tour bus.. we can only pray
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    Nov 23, 2008 3:28 PM GMT
    It's sad what they do. But I believe they have the right to protest based on their views. Yes, they spew hate from their mouths, but over all Westboro Baptist Church are peaceful in that they do not attack counter protesters--unless i have heard wrong. They have done thousands of protests. and many times, counter protesters throw things at them and or attack them. For what reason? Is Fred Phelps gonna say, "I got hit with a hamburger today at the protest and it knocked some sense into me... IT"S OKAY TO BE GAY!"? I'm 99.999999% sure that will never happen.

    Do you believe we have the right to burn the American flag?
    Do you believe we have the right to deny the exsistance of the Holocaust?
    Do you believe we have the right to walk around in white robes and support "White Supremacy?"
    Do you believe we have the right to call homosexuality a sin and an abomination?
    And do you believe we have the right to peacefully counter each of the above rights?

    I do.

    "Freedom of speech makes it easier to pick out the idoits."

    Gay protesters and counter protesters must be peaceful... yet get their point across without demonizing others. Why? Because if we don't, you'll get people like Newt Gingride (sp) on the O'Reilly Factor stating that gays are fascists and intolerance of those with other views (e.g. Christian conservatives)

    I can't stand WBC, ann coulter, the mormon church, the catholic church etc.... but I want my freedoms more that my distaste for those groups. Like it or not we need to appear as moderates. Yespeople will always disagree with us, but this past election, the undecided saw the Christian right as being more moderate for some reason (lies perhaps?). Anyways, our job is to win over the center and that is not done by burning Morman books, swatting cardboard crosses out of the hands of counter protesters and/or disrupting church services. That angers people... it angers me. Likely the overwhelming majority of protesters recently have been peaceful.

    Wow I just went on a tangent. Let WBC be... we are not in danger of losing our rights because of them....luckily they are not politically active.
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    Nov 23, 2008 3:35 PM GMT
    Fred Phelps gets hit on by a reporter:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF5mfG0vO8o

    Hahaha it's hilarious. Watch it. I would embed the video, but I can't.
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    Nov 23, 2008 3:53 PM GMT
    SinNombre saidFred Phelps gets hit on by a reporter:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF5mfG0vO8o

    Hahaha it's hilarious. Watch it. I would embed the video, but I can't.


    SinNombre, Just so you know... that's not the "original" fred phelps." the one who started WBC... is much older and will probably die within the next tens years I assume... in which his daughter, Shirely, will take over... even though she isn't a pastor or a man lol
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    Nov 23, 2008 4:07 PM GMT
    cjcscuba1984 saidIt's sad what they do. But I believe they have the right to protest based on their views. Yes, they spew hate from their mouths, but over all Westboro Baptist Church are peaceful in that they do not attack counter protesters--unless i have heard wrong. They have done thousands of protests. and many times, counter protesters throw things at them and or attack them. For what reason? Is Fred Phelps gonna say, "I got hit with a hamburger today at the protest and it knocked some sense into me... IT"S OKAY TO BE GAY!"? I'm 99.999999% sure that will never happen.

    Do you believe we have the right to burn the American flag?
    Do you believe we have the right to deny the exsistance of the Holocaust?
    Do you believe we have the right to walk around in white robes and support "White Supremacy?"
    Do you believe we have the right to call homosexuality a sin and an abomination?
    And do you believe we have the right to peacefully counter each of the above rights?

    I do.

    "Freedom of speech makes it easier to pick out the idoits."

    Gay protesters and counter protesters must be peaceful... yet get their point across without demonizing others. Why? Because if we don't, you'll get people like Newt Gingride (sp) on the O'Reilly Factor stating that gays are fascists and intolerance of those with other views (e.g. Christian conservatives)

    I can't stand WBC, ann coulter, the mormon church, the catholic church etc.... but I want my freedoms more that my distaste for those groups. Like it or not we need to appear as moderates. Yespeople will always disagree with us, but this past election, the undecided saw the Christian right as being more moderate for some reason (lies perhaps?). Anyways, our job is to win over the center and that is not done by burning Morman books, swatting cardboard crosses out of the hands of counter protesters and/or disrupting church services. That angers people... it angers me. Likely the overwhelming majority of protesters recently have been peaceful.

    Wow I just went on a tangent. Let WBC be... we are not in danger of losing our rights because of them....luckily they are not politically active.


    Its one thing to peacefully protest, it another to prvoke others and start a riot. Omaha officials never should have allowed them on public school grounds.
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    Nov 23, 2008 4:12 PM GMT
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    cjcscuba1984 saidIt's sad what they do. But I believe they have the right to protest based on their views. recently have been peaceful. blockquote>

    Its one thing to peacefully protest, it another to prvoke others and start a riot. Omaha officials never should have allowed them on public school grounds.


    Ya, I know. Kids aren't adults and some are very vocal on this issue... they become unaware when te line is crossed. At least they should have protested on a weekend or at night when students where gone home.
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    Nov 23, 2008 4:23 PM GMT
    Not that getting maced is a good thing, but I am glad there are signs that the new generations recognize between queers and oppressive religious people who the bad guys are.
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    Nov 25, 2008 12:29 PM GMT
    cjcscuba1984 said
    SinNombre saidFred Phelps gets hit on by a reporter:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF5mfG0vO8o

    Hahaha it's hilarious. Watch it. I would embed the video, but I can't.


    SinNombre, Just so you know... that's not the "original" fred phelps." the one who started WBC... is much older and will probably die within the next tens years I assume... in which his daughter, Shirely, will take over... even though she isn't a pastor or a man lol


    Yeah, the guy in the video is Shirley Phelps' husband.