Oklahoma Town Runs Off Westboro Baptist Church Protestors


Protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church barely made it eight minutes at a planned demonstration in Moore, Oklahoma on Sunday, thanks to a crowd of residents who were just not having any of it.

According to the Huffington Post, WBC chose to picket Moore with their dumb anti-gay signs because it was the scene of a natural disaster last year:

Moore was hit by a deadly tornado last year, and the school has been housing Plaza Towers Elementary students since the natural disaster. On their website, WBC explained that they believe the tornado was an example of “God’s wrath.”
Though WBC reportedly had a permit to picket for half an hour beginning at 2:00 p.m., they stayed for a mere eight minutes before hastily getting into their cars and driving away when Moore residents began to cross the picket lines. Police intervened to separate the protestors and counter-protestors as the WBC rushed to leave.

Even some of the counter-protestors were surprised by how quickly the hate group, known for its vile protests of funerals and other events, took off.

“I thought it was hilarious. I mean I really did. We sat there and laughed the whole time,” said local resident Tina Johnson, in an interview with KFOR.

Maybe even the WBC is getting bored with their own antics?

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