Steve Jobs Funeral To Face Westboro Baptist Church Protest
The Steve Jobs Funeral Will Face a Protest From the Westboro Baptist Church. How Do We Know? The Church Tweeted It From Their iPhone.
Always looking for an opportunity for attention, members of the Westboro Baptist Church say they will picket the funeral of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
The fringe religious group has made a name for itself by protesting funerals of dead US soldiers. It moved on to protest funerals of public figures and other events that would get them in front of cameras.
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For years, the Westboro Baptist Church was focused on the perils of homosexuality, going after the US military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
Their hatred of homosexuality doesn't seem to have anything to do picketing Steve Jobs' funeral. In fact, they seem to be desperate for an excuse to bring out their picket signs.
The church said via Twitter: "No peace for man who served self, not God. #hellgreetedhim Westboro must picket funeral. #warnliving."
Member Margie Phelps also wrote: "Westboro will picket his funeral.He had a huge platform; gave God no glory & taught sin."
"God remembers he taught his neighbor to sin."
The Steve Jobs funeral tweets appeared to have been sent from a iPhone. We're guessing the irony is lost on Westboro Baptist Church members.
As for Steve Jobs funeral, details have not been revealed as of yet.
Here is a photo of the Westboro Baptist Church Steve Jobs Tweet Sent From an iPhone