News

Westboro Baptist Church Vows to Fly to South Africa to Picket Mandela’s Funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church has really done it this time. Just minutes after South African President Jacob Zuma announced the tragic news of the death Nelson Mandela, the “church” took to Twitter to promise that its members would picket his funeral. The “church” pointed out that there is no ban on Westboro in the Rainbow Nation.

A state funeral is likely for Mandela in Johannesburg and the chances that the “church” would get anywhere near it is unlikely. Not to mention the fact that Madiba’s millions and millions of supporters would not take too kindly to their presence.

Nelson Mandela Dies: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

The world has lost a revolutionary political leader...

Click here to read more

The “church,” which has made its name in protesting the funerals of victims of tragedies — somehow relating the deaths to acceptance of homosexuality in society — has proven time and again that no tragedy is safe from the group’s vile opinions.

Win a $1,000 Christmas Amazon shopping spree

Join Heavy's daily email newsletter to enter to win a $1,000 Christmas Shopping Spree on Amazon
Read the sweepstakes rules here.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 871 other followers