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Westboro to Picket Robin Williams' Funeral

Posted August 17th, 2014 @ 1:36pm

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Members of the Westboro Baptist Church plan to picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams, to "Warn The Living: Repent Or Likewise Perish.”

In the 1996 film The Birdcage, Williams played a gay father.

In response to the church's plans, a group called Planting Peace has set up a fundraiser benefiting St. Jude Children’s ResearchHospital, to "counteract WBC's message of hate." The group has already raised more than the $30,000 goal it had set.

Read full story at Newser

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