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Westboro Baptist Church to picket ‘fag enabling’ boy band One Direction

Friday, June 28, 2013

The Westboro Baptist Church, home of the anti-gay extremists behind the “Gods Hate Fags” and “God hates…” everything else, say they will picket an upcoming concert of fag-enabling” boy band, One Direction.

The group announced it will picket at the July 19 concert in Kansas City, reported Buzfeed.

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Members of One Direction, from left, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson.

In a statement posted to its website, Westboro said:

“WBC will picket this perverted pop boy band from the UK who claim to be the world’s #1 band. Indeed, they are a perfect representation of this filthy world and the sin-chasing, fag-enabling, God-hating, Christ-rejecting UK who has banned WBC from preaching within her borders. These freaks and their fans think it’s funny for these five perverts to grab each other’s asses on stage. They glamorize sin and make a mock of God’s standards. Their one purpose is to encourage the youth of this generation to pursue every lust their evil hearts can imagine”

Based in Topeka, Kan., the Westboro church is not affiliated with the Baptist denomination or any other Baptist church. According to news reports, almost all of its members — fewer than 100 — are related to founder Fred Phelps either by blood or marriage.

The hate group is best known for its protest of the funerals of U.S. service members, and first came into the national spotlight in 1998, when it picketed at the funeral of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man who was brutally attacked on the night of October 6, 1998, then tied to a fence and left to die.

Members of the church were banned from entering the United Kingdom in 2009 because of their practices of picketing the funerals of the military, terrorist attacks and victims of natural disasters.

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  1. disgusting!!!!! And they think gays/lesbians are going to hell?????

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:33pm
  2. I’d picket One Direction because they are a disgrace to music.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:34pm
  3. *yawn*

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:34pm
  4. Barf.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:34pm
  5. This is why I’m an Atheist.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:34pm
  6. Oh c’mon this one’s a LITTLE funny, no?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  7. let them picket the band one direction is a good band i like their songs and they are all just so cute

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  8. Maybe they’re confusing them with Wrong Direction, from last summer…

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  9. wow its freakin music get over it!!!! this cult i swear nothing better to do i guess

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  10. I wish people would just ignore these idiots. You are enabling them by talking about them.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  11. Keep up the good work guys. You’ve really managed to ruffle the feathers of those hate mongers. Kudos to you.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  12. In the words of Nancy Pelosi: “Who cares?”

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:35pm
  13. It will be the only people in attendance at their concerts lol Lunatics

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:36pm
  14. Its to get attention! They are a massive band atm it will get them attention! Seriously people need to stop reporting on these idiots. Dont feed the trolls!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:36pm
  15. Those people have no idea what they’re up against: an army of 12-year-old-girls.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:36pm
  16. They don’t have enough people to picket everything they’ve been threatening to picket this week.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:36pm
  17. For once, I agree with them.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:36pm
  18. LMAO.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:37pm
  19. Don’t these people have anything better to do?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:38pm
  20. I’m sure they’ll be missed… NOT.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:38pm
  21. I want to picket west boro baptist church’s existence

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:38pm
  22. Same here

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  23. No wonder Manny, you live in The land of haters!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  24. They must be doing SOMETHING right. ;)

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  25. Bugger the WBC.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  26. Anyone they picket, I love. Damn you Westboro! And groups of cute boys do not fags enable . . . well maybe . . . but whatever . . . Westboro is stupid and everyone knows you should live your life like you want them to picket your funeral.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  27. One picket I finally agree with! Not ’cause a member is gay, but because I personally dislike their music.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:39pm
  28. And then the Phelps clan were torn apart and devoured by a mob of screaming teen-aged girls.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:40pm
  29. Ummm…gay people don’t even like them. lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:40pm
  30. I’m conflicted, both are utter shit that needs to die in a fire.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:40pm
  31. ;3; nooo Harry cries easily! D:> These bitches are gonna get him started again! T_T

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:41pm
  32. Lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:42pm
  33. Amen, brother, amen.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:43pm
  34. LMFAO!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:43pm
  35. since when did they let 5 year olds have a fb page?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:43pm
  36. Harry’s the one Drew Brees wiped out with a touchdown pass, right?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:43pm
  37. My first thought too. We can only hope… and that it’s caught on film.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:44pm
  38. Isnt Fred dead yet?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:44pm
  39. It’d be amusing if they picketed Justin Beiber. They would be blocked by walls of fan girls and fan boys lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:44pm
  40. Who? Who cares. Stop giving those whack jobs a soap box!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:44pm
  41. o3o No he’s the one with the scariest doll. ‘http://www.mtv.com/news/photos/o/one_direction_dolls/dolls/harry.jpg

    baby nooo ;3;

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:44pm
  42. They are so pathetic – they are all words and no action – they probably won’t even show up as usual.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:45pm
  43. Now that I’d pay to watch!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:45pm
  44. 15,000 screaming, hormone crazed teens vs. 50 religious cult fanatics. I hope someone posts the carnage on the interwebs for all to see. It’s not going to be pretty.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:45pm
  45. We could only be so lucky.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:46pm
  46. we both know one direction members are older then 5 years old

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:46pm
  47. I can see trouble for this band by any protesters especially WBC. Hope they get Arrested. Like Grow Up and Leave the Band Alone.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:46pm
  48. F-R-E-A-K-S! Their heads are spinning so fast right now. LOL.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:47pm
  49. Why dont they move to Russia where they can be happy

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:47pm
  50. That makes no sense

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:47pm
  51. OMG & “these church groups” who claim we r ALL gonna burn n hell, just really I mean just really!!! Whatever happen 2 “turn the other cheek” & “judge not lest u b judged”. So I mean REALLY!!! F*ck these bigots :O

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:47pm
  52. Who cares…I see nothing news worthy about this, nor any big surprise.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:47pm
  53. Who do you think is picketing because they hate “fags”? Baptists (Religion)

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:48pm
  54. WBC is picking on EVERYONE since the gay/military funerals are being protected by AMERICANS….time t o remove these freaks totally fro mthe system..blockade their every move REMOVE their non profit status and watch them self distruct as the money dries up

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:48pm
  55. When does free speech become HARRASSMENT???? damn

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:49pm
  56. agreed

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:49pm
  57. Haha okay now Thats funny..a bunch of screaming 13 year olds then them lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:50pm
  58. Wow…these people are nuts!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:51pm
  59. Oh, that should be fun! The show should use the Westboro picket to raise money for LGBT charities! That would totally drive them insane!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:51pm
  60. Your reasoning for doing so is way more rationalized than WBBC

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:53pm
  61. Dear FSM, they are going to be torn apart by rabid tween girls…..

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:53pm
  62. It’s cheap entertainment before the show….all the little clowns pile out of their vehicles with their painted signs, screaming and yelling words of hate. CHEAP entertainment.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:54pm
  63. Oh. My. Goodness. These people are ridiculous.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:55pm
  64. haha exactly (Y)

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:55pm
  65. Nah, they have some pretty good songs.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:55pm
  66. Who gives a f*ck what the Westboro Baptist Church thinks?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:55pm
  67. Is there such a thing as mass mental illness?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:56pm
  68. They should at least have to pay for a ticket to picket

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:57pm
  69. Something tells me their ticket sales just doubled.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:58pm
  70. why are these people allowed to do what they do? the type of free speech they exercise is not protected by the constitution for MANY reasons…put an end to it

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:58pm
  71. are they going to be at the new kids on the blocks concerts too???

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 12:59pm
  72. Good Luck with this Westboro Baptist Church as you WILL NO LONGER succeed in promoting your message of hate and bigotry as your Number of followers is growing smaller and smaller in this great land

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:02pm
  73. I wouldn’t mess with thousands of crazy fans.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:02pm
  74. LOL Westboro Church doing something good hahaha I couldn’t help but laugh at this xD

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:05pm
  75. Don’t those assholes have jobs?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:05pm
  76. Their protesting is getting more dumb by the second. What next, are they going to erase the word rainbow from all the school dictionaries?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:05pm
  77. I can’t even begin to comprehend how much this is going to backfire on WBC!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:07pm
  78. lol, that should be fun!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:09pm
  79. was talking about you little boy

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:11pm
  80. Again, who cares?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:11pm
  81. If that is the case, Why do we have ANY music? Because every venue of music offends or is not liked by someone yet the Majority does not picket other musicians.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:12pm
  82. These folks have WAY too much time on their hands…sad

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:12pm
  83. I wish the WBC would picket me sometime. I’ll feel totally inadequate until they do!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:12pm
  84. BAHAHA! These people will just never stop!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:17pm
  85. A lot of people care – what they do is sick!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:18pm
  86. lol their just upset that the queen of the u.k. banned them..hahaha

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:18pm
  87. They do love to bring attention to themselves and the more the press covers their bigoted BS the more you hear from them. I have to wonder where all their money comes from to travel all over like this. The church is mostley family members so someone must support their BS

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:21pm
  88. I don’t care much for One Direction but their not “fag enablers”.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:21pm
  89. i will have you know i am older then 5 years old i am in my 20s and i love that group

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:22pm
  90. well that will sell tickets! and a very large group of fans to block these idiots

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:23pm
  91. One direction is gay? Lmao.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:26pm
  92. Haha they will leave on their own once they hear the music

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:26pm
  93. Why so serious Gary?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:26pm
  94. It was a joke, Gary.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:26pm
  95. The reason this is a big deal, at least to me, is that they’re just doing this to get attention. By being against One Direction, whom have a large fan base, they’ll gain more attention and lead more people into their so-called “faith”. The more people they get, the more ignorance we have to deal with. Some may not enjoy One Direction, that only because “you don’t like their music”, (which is fine, people have different music tastes) but at least realize that this is still at the least bit serious.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:29pm
  96. They’ve ‘announced’ protests of like 5 different artists/concerts this week. I’d be shocked if they show up to more than 1

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:33pm
  97. They are also picketing a New Kids on the Block concert in July (another ‘fag enabling’ boy band) because they come from Boston “a hotbed of fags and lesbians” (or something like that) and of course because one member is gay. Must be a slow summer what with all the fabulous progress this country has seen towards equality and all.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:33pm
  98. I wanna see them get trampled by all the screaming girls…. since I dont even care about one direction…. have fun with that doucheboro!… lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:36pm
  99. stop giving the idiots publicity…that is what they long for.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:37pm
  100. Who finances Westboro Baptist Church?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:40pm
  101. Who cares???

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:41pm
  102. they just want to go to a concert but wont admit it- being crazy is such a high maintenance profession

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:41pm
  103. With that logic…they should have a permanent presence on fag-enabeling Broadway…

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:43pm
  104. It’s music, who cares? Maybe WBC picketers would like it if they grabbed their asses haha

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:52pm
  105. Fag-enabling?…LOL…now I could wear that label with pride…Fabulous Fag enabler…yep, that’s me…better than my spelling bee trophy…

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:52pm
  106. Actually, truly, laughed out loud at this.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:52pm
  107. Hey when WBC pickets you, you know you’re doing something right!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:53pm
  108. Too bad that we can’t make negative contributions to the WBC. Where do haters end up when they die? I have a good guess.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:58pm
  109. f k WBC!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:00pm
  110. Omg. These people need to get a life.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:02pm
  111. Try getting past security.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:07pm
  112. fucking freaks

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:09pm
  113. LMAO!!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:19pm
  114. Lol. My exact thoughts.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:20pm
  115. “fag enabling”? What in the world does that even mean?

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:20pm
  116. well they are hot guys like fuck

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:22pm
  117. WBC is going to get eaten by preteen girls. Hilarity.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:23pm
  118. This is not a legitimate church. they are an disgrace.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:35pm
  119. f-Pelosi and the church

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:35pm
  120. It’s cute how they think people care

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:54pm
  121. They are bunch of little boys! They know NOTHING about “fag enabling.” ;-)

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:59pm
  122. I shouldn’t be laughing this hard

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:59pm
  123. Coo-Coo!!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:07pm
  124. So one group represents everyone tangentially related to that group? There are over 100 million Baptists in the world and the views of the Westboro Baptist church are not common among nearly all of them. Not even common to the Southern Baptists, much less Northern Baptists (which tend to be a lot better than Southern in terms of being progressively oriented).

    You’re saying that a church of about 40 people represents 100 million people. Do the math.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:10pm
  125. Soon.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:12pm
  126. They’re a legitimate church, just not one on speaking terms with human decency or a Christian message most Christians would agree with.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:13pm
  127. It’s not a good precedent to set, though. Once you allow the government to control who gets free speech or not, you can expect them to start using it on anyone with whom they disagree — see the Pennsylvanian senator who was censored in chambers by a colleague who declared that him being allowed to speak would be an act of rebellion against God. Imagine if that man was allowed to do that to anyone, anywhere.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:16pm
  128. Who cares!

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:24pm
  129. Oh,here we go: when did I ever say that they represented everyone? I’m an Atheist because Westboro Baptist Church is one of the deformed results of Religion,and they aren’t the only ones.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:28pm
  130. They need to get religion

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:29pm
  131. Oh, they hate everything. I think they even hate the God they’re supposedly working for.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:38pm
  132. What a baby. lol

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:50pm
  133. They’re a cult, pure and simple.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:50pm
  134. Gary’s right though. I don’t understand the hate on certain music genres. If you don’t like it, don’t listen. No need to hurt anyone.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:52pm
  135. Where does this stupid ass hate church get their money to fly around and terrorize people? I must admit their extreme hatred and stupid pickets of funerals has done a lot to advance Gay rights because people are so disgusted with their actions.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:52pm
  136. That’s a different message from “Baptists (religion)” and not one I take exception to specifically, although considering yourself an atheist because of the followers is like saying that a book must be awful because you met one of the readers and they were a douche. There’s plenty to dislike about Christianity itself. :p

    (There’s quite a bit to like, too. It’s a mixed bag. The fact that it’s a mixed bag is actually a strike against it in my book, but it’s worth acknowledging where it gets something right.)

    Differentiating between denominations isn’t just for the sake of accuracy, it’s also upholding the humanity of the religious tenants. When you lump religions together–or even just denominations within a religion–you’re essentially saying that any two people are completely interchangeable, which dehumanizes them. It’s perfectly reasonable to be an atheist (I’m more of a pantheist myself, but that often gets lumped in with atheism), but part of being a decent person is taking time to examine your beliefs every now and then and challenging yourself to justify them. Playing Devil’s Advocate as it were.

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:53pm
  137. Don’t worry Kitaro, you’re not alone. I’m a fan too LOL. I dress like them, and it seems to have attracted my girlfriend :3

    Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:54pm
  138. How come a military drone can’t “accidentally” crash into their church already?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:35am
  139. LOLLLLLL

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:35am
  140. Who really cares about these people of Satans army?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:35am
  141. Hate, it’s a pretty thing…

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:35am
  142. Stop feeding these attention vampires.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:38am
  143. One big Question who is paying for these people to travel around due to the fact they are always on the road in a large group to picket i doubt their work just lets them off once a week so are they funded by a larger church???? so is pat robertson’s church paying for them???

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:39am
  144. What the actual fuck??

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:40am
  145. I think the most detrimental thing you could do to WBC is not post about them. This publicity is the reason that they are so good at what they do. That’s the whole point of their gimmick. So stop giving them the attention they want.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:40am
  146. Ignore WBC. Don’t waste time on them!

    They just want attention! Stop giving those wastes of oxygen the source of their survival!

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:41am
  147. I don’t really like One Direction, but that’s just wrong. :/ Some people..

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:41am
  148. Honestly I’ve thought fuck it lets just burn the church on a Sunday morning?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:52am
  149. Honestly, the greatest breach to ther credibility for me, is the pictures that were taken with members of WBC with the staff of Have a Gay Day. I can’t take them seriously after that.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 4:52am
  150. People need to get off their supposed high horse and shut the hell up. Know one told them to be stupid and Judgmental

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:02am
  151. No worries, their fb pages have been hacked, I am not sure who has taken responsibility the posts are very funny.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:10am
  152. Sadly from a lover of music’s pov; they don’t need the help.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:16am
  153. I want to like this 10000000 times

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:32am
  154. Well, it wouldn’t be a party if the WBC weren’t picketing.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:32am
  155. What a lonely bunch of people. So their cute straight guys? How’s that gay enabling band? I’ve seen hotter “daddy’s” in the grocery store. NOW THAT’S GAY ENABLING !

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:36am
  156. Down with WBC.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:50am
  157. These people are just a bunch of children throwing tantrums to get attention. If we treated them accordingly and stopped paying attention they would go away. We as a society feed there need and enable there behavior. As long as we continue to talk about them they will keep going.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 5:56am
  158. They really are a travelling comedy show aren’t they?,no one can take them seriously anymore can they?,Look at them sideways and they’ll call you a ‘fag enabler’.Eat white bread instead of wholemeal and they’ll call you a fag enabler,drink Sprite instead of home made lemonade and they’ll call you a fag enabler,fail to put the toilet seat down and they’ll call you a whut?..uh-huh,you guessed it…a fag enabler.Phelps and Phelps-Roper are obsessed with us homos even if the fag enablers they accuse of being fag enablers aren’t really fag enablers at all.Hell! the WBC will call little old ladies and polar bears fag enablers cause their hair is white seriously,there is NO pleasing the WBC..not that anyone’s trying..nor should they cause if you did they’d call you a….yep! you got it..A FAG ENABLER!..Jesus Christ on Platinum Tipped Pogo Stick! just make them go away..

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:00am
  159. how stupid…

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:24am
  160. Actually the more you expose them, the less the Christians like them. Not that I need their support. Just sayin.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:28am
  161. The most detrimental thing you could do to the LGBTQ community is to ignore the hateful things said about and done to them.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:32am
  162. Now, the UK has got the right idea! They (the WBC) hate the UK ONLY because they are Banned from stepping foot within their border! So, if they ever leave the US can we ban them from coming back…lol. It’s just a thought, or we can ban them from stepping out of their compound! ;D
    They are totally creepy as hell and they don’t even know what it is they stand for…the only universal thing we can point to, is that they are truly Hateful and Ignorant. Look at his own children who have left…what they have said about how they were raised, what their experience and education was, how they said their own children and others’ were being raised and treated!

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:38am
  163. I don’t hate them but I do pray for them because I pray for people who don’t act like real Christians. This group is a bunch of hypocrites. And I’m talking about the Westboro Baptist Church. They make me sick to my stomach. They came to Fayetteville North Carolina when I live there and try to picket a Funeral for a soldier. They picketed the wrong funeral because we ban together as one in Fayetteville

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:39am
  164. Are they sure they’re not just confusing them with the fake band Wrong Direction from last summer?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:54am
  165. I agree with @Benji Moque-Comique

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:54am
  166. yes because by picating popular bands and threatening little girls for a lemonade stand outside your “church” somehow garters you support said dripping with sarcasum

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:18am
  167. i cant wait to see security kick their sorry asses!

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:40am
  168. last time it was Anonymous & they let us have hours of fun on their page

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:42am
  169. I completely agree. Lets spread the word to shut up about the nasty WBC.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:47am
  170. Gotta answer this question first, is anyone friends with someone who is high rank in the military?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:53am
  171. They’ve picket All Time Low concerts. You can find videos of it and it’s actually really funny cause of how stupid WBC is. If they want us to listen then they should literally shove the signs up their asses. That’d be entertaining. And I hate 1D, but knowing they support gay marriage and they’re gonna deal with WBC, 1D has my respect now.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:57am
  172. they sue people for anything and everything.. $$$

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 8:01am
  173. Where is the outrage fr omthe REAL CHRISITANS who WANT t obe true t othe ideals of chrisitans? the more they DO NOT SAY..the MORE empowered WBC hate church survives

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 8:02am
  174. Seriously first Taylor Swift then 1D? They’re fucking reaching at this point…

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 8:50am
  175. I hope the fans kick their asses

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:08am
  176. why don’t they picket the fag-enabling supreme court?

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:09am
  177. and they clearly arent thinking.. how is the youth of today attending this concert going to feel about being called names and bullied in the name of God?… it will just cause more of them to turn away… so who is really of the devil ???

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:09am
  178. Well, 1D definitely does get my homo hormones all worked up. lol

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:16am
  179. Mal, here is the link, I’m not sure if they moved onto Shirley page or not.
    https://www.facebook.com/fred.phelps.9237?fref=ts

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:16am
  180. If you look on my page you will see all their contact information if you want to email them or call them, it’s all there :)

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:17am
  181. Watch out WBC fruitcakes! Those Directioners are more rabid than any group you’ve ever come up against!

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:24am
  182. I agree with Brendan….I was thinking wouldn’t it be great if they were kept far away and people simply ignored them? :)

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:49am
  183. i’m actually pretty happy about this. 1D has a huge mainstream following. maybe some of their fans who are borderline about lgbtq rights will now be persuaded to support them outright.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:25am
  184. Wbc gon die

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:28am
  185. How retarded.

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:47am
  186. WBC are BANNED from the UK!

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:52am
  187. Good–will make them more popular (whoever they are).

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:00am
  188. oh god

    Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:22am