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God Hates Fags: New Video Turns “NoH8” Into “God H8s”



God Hates Fags, the self-created moniker of the certified hate group also known as the Westboro Baptist Church, released a new video late Wednesday night modeled after fashion photographer and gay activist Adam Bouska’s extremely successful NoH8 (“no hate”) campaign, a response to California’s Prop 8 and now an international statement in support of LGBT rights. The video, which the Westboro Baptist Church leaders were promoting online as a “FAQ that answers 19 most asked questions” about the bible, is shot with members of the church donning white shirts, Bouska’s iconic duct tape across their mouths, and “God H8s” — a take-off of the black and red tattoo-like NoH8 logo — painted on their cheeks.

Other scenes, shot with a green screen and a white background riddled with blood-like graphic images, feature Westboro founder Fred Phelps, Shirley Roper-Phelps, and other members of the Phelps and Westboro “family” quoting, mis-quoting, and mis-interpreting the Bible — while ironically instructing viewers themselves to not interpret the Bible.

The Topeka-based Westboro Baptist Church clan — themselves the subject of another video,  a 2006 BBC documentary that called them “The Most Hated Family in America,” and a recent sequel — have made the focus of their lives to protest the funerals of many gays, soldiers, and pop-culture icons.

Westboro originally caught the public’s eye when they picketed the funeral of Matthew Shepard with signs that read, “Fag Matt Burns In Hell,” in front of Shepard’s family members. God Hates Fags also picketed Heath Ledger’s funeral, White House Press Secretary Tony Snow’s funeral, Al Gore’s father’s funeral, funerals of the victims of the Minneapolis bridge collapse, and more recently, Geraldine Ferraro’s funeral, as well as the funerals of countless soldiers, of which the family of one sued them in court. Recently, God Hates Fags won that battle in a Supreme Court First Amendment free speech case which reinforced the right to picket funerals.

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The new video professes that God hates “adultery,” “fags,” “fag enablers,” “ur feelings,” “Jews,” “lies,” and a dozen other issues the Phelps clan has identified, and mentions 9/11 and the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, as well as other natural disasters, suggesting they are God’s wrath.

In the world of the Westboro Baptist Church, according to the video, God does not love everyone, most people are destined to go to hell for eternity, accepting Christ subordinates him, Jesus did not die for your sins, and in a strange re-interpretation of the Bible, the Holy Ghost is now part of the Old Testament.

The 25-minute video, which often uses young children, is filled with lies, hate, and bigotry. It is at best fictive and at worst blasphemous.

At the end, if you can watch that long, Westboro promotes their cadre of websites — including the requisite,, and — which is surprising as they have all been offline for months after a highly-publicized take-down by the Internet hactivist group Anonymous.

Read: “Anonymous Successfully Hacks God Hates Fags Websites

Warning: This video is not for the faint of heart. It is harsh, verbally, emotionally, and if you’re so-inclined, spiritually-assaulting. While it is inconceivable anyone with a modicum of intelligence would see it as instructive or educational, those most-susceptible to the “lessons” of religion and the Bible may. If you choose to view it, don’t be fooled by its deceptions.

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Tennessee Governor Slammed After ‘Praying’ for Nashville School Community Without Mentioning Mass Shooting



Governor Bill Lee quickly drew tremendous outrage in the wake of a school mass shooting where six people including three young children were shot to death. Social media users criticized the Tennessee Republican, who had signed a permit-less gun carry law, for declaring he was “praying for the school, congregation & Nashville community,” without posting any mention of the mass shooting.

Tweeting he was “closely monitoring the tragic situation at Covenant,” Gov. Lee said, “As we continue to respond, please join us in praying for the school, congregation & Nashville community.”

There was no mention of any loss of life, and, as Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts passionately noted, the “situation” was a mass shooting.

“If thoughts and prayers alone worked to stop gun violence, there wouldn’t have been a shooting at a Christian elementary school. It’s your actions – including weakening the state’s gun laws – that’s killing kids in Tennessee,” Watts also tweeted. “SHAME ON YOU.”

Gov. Lee signed a permit-less carry bill into law in 2021, at a Beretta gun manufacturing plant.

According to the CDC, as of 2020 – one year before the permit-less carry bill was signed into law – Tennessee ranked tenth in the nation in per-capita firearm mortality.

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Meanwhile, others took notice of the gun culture Gov. Lee has fostered in “The Volunteer State.”

MSNBC analyst and Bulwark writer Tim Miller commented, “Tennessee governor Bill Lee issued a statement recently about how the drag ban in Tennessee ‘protects children.’ If only he would have instead focused on laws that might have prevented the mass murder of children in his state today.”

Historian Kevin Kruse pointed to an article from last year, after the Uvalde, Texas school shooting, titled: “Rep. Clemmons Seeks Renewed Gun Laws, Gov. Lee Requests Prayer.”

“You chose prayer over gun reforms last year after the Uvalde massacre,” Kruse wrote. “And now here we are.”

The progressive website Tennessee Holler pointed out that Gov. Lee, along with GOP lawmakers, “just appointed Jordan Mollenhour to the [state] board of education— whose company was sued for selling ammo to an underage mass killer (SANTA FE) and sold ammo to at least one more (AURORA) He has ZERO education experience.”

Let’s Give a Damn founder Nick Laparra tweeted, “We are 86 days into 2023. So far, 9859 people have died by gun violence and there have been 128 mass shootings. Meanwhile, @GovBillLee spends his days being outraged over drag queens and CRT and book bans. This is Bill Lee’s and the GOP’s fault.”

See the tweets and video above or at this link.

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Mystery Grand Jury Witness in Trump Hush Money Probe Is Former ‘Enquirer’ Publisher and Trump Ally



Avid followers of the Manhattan District Attorney’s moves noted the grand jury had been called into service for Monday, and soon news leaked that yet another witness would be testifying in the probe into Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payment to Stormy Daniels.

Monday afternoon, NBC News’ Garrett Haake reported live on MSNBC that the mystery witness was David Pecker, the former tabloid publisher of the “National Enquirer,” who reportedly had been looking for stories in 2016 to protect Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Haake notes Monday was Pecker’s second appearance before the grand jury in the hush money case.

The New York Times also reported David Pecker as the grand jury witness, calling Pecker “a key player in the hush-money matter. He and the tabloid’s top editor helped broker the deal between the porn star, Stormy Daniels, and Michael D. Cohen, Mr. Trump’s fixer at the time.”

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“While the focus of Mr. Pecker’s testimony is unclear, he could provide valuable information for prosecutors. A longtime ally of Mr. Trump, he agreed to keep an eye out for potentially damaging stories about Mr. Trump during the 2016 campaign,” The Times reports. “For a brief time in October 2016, Ms. Daniels appeared to have just that kind of story. Her agent and lawyer discussed the possibility of selling exclusive rights to her story of a sexual encounter with Mr. Trump to The National Enquirer, which would then promise to never publish it, a practice known as ‘catch and kill.'”

Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Harry Litman weighed in, noting, “nothing about that decision [to have Pecker testify] suggests any change of heart on Bragg’s part to indict Trump.”

Former Dept. of Defense Special Counsel Ryan Goodman, an NYU professor of law, notes that Pecker’s “testimony can show the [hush money] scheme was designed to affect outcome of election.”

“He reportedly communicated directly with Trump on payment,” Goodman adds.

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‘Our Children Deserve Better’: First Lady Jill Biden Speaks Out After Six Die in Nashville School Mass Shooting



First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, speaking Monday afternoon at a National League of Cities conference, told attendees, “Our children deserve better,” as she broke the news of the Nashville school mass shooting at Covenant Presbyterian School where three children and three adults were shot dead.

“You know,” Dr. Biden, herself an educator and clearly pained by the news, began her remarks by saying, “I hate to say what I’m gonna say next because you know you’re so enthusiastic and with so much energy and hope and I feel it.”

“But while you’ve been in this room, I don’t know whether you’ve been on your phones but we just learned about another shooting in Tennessee, a school shooting and I am truly without words and our children deserve better, and we stand – all of us – we stand with Nashville in prayer.”

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The First Lady, a former public high school English teacher and currently a professor of English at a community college, was speaking at the organization’s Congressional City Conference.

Watch Dr. Biden below or at this link.

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