Westboro Baptist Church to protest Heath Ledger's funeral

The fine people at the Westboro Baptist Church are into protesting funerals, as Jesus would have wanted.
As soon as the news of Heath Ledger’s untimely death broke, the tabloids and celebrity gossip sites swelled with every take on the actor’s overdose, from the mournful to the sensational. TMZ went so far as to actually run a live feed of the NYPD carting Ledgers’s body out of his New York apartment. Still, no coverage was quite as shocking as the press release sent out by the Westboro Baptist Church (www.godhatesfags.com), a group of Kansas religious nuts who believe that every tragedy in the world is linked to homosexuality...
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