The Topeka-Kansas based Westboro
Baptist Church announced Sunday that it will protest the start of a
gay marriage law in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island's marriage law takes
effect on August 1.
Westboro said in a statement that it
was planning protests in Providence, Pawtucket and Cranston starting
“Is the United States population
illerate [sic]? Can't you read?” the
“The Lord Jesus Christ said marriage
is between 1 man and 1 woman for life. This stupid country thinks it
can, by popular vote, and a ruling by the Godless United States
Supreme Court overrule Jesus Christ when it comes to fag marriage.
How stupid is that? God Almighty will not have same-sex marriage.
It brings the wrath of God. Homosexuality is an abomination and the
fruit of that tree, including same-sex marriage, is completely and
Lawmakers in Rhode Island
overwhelmingly approved the marriage law earlier this year. The
state's Senate Republican caucus made history when it unanimously
supported passage of the bill.
Republican support for gay marriage in Rhode Island Senate.)