10 signs to counter hate church’s Atlanta protest

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It’s hard to take Westboro Baptist Church seriously. They’re not affiliated with any Baptist denomination, they have less than 40 members and a former member says Westboro founder Fred Phelps may be gay, which helps explain this.

So with news that WBC will be carting their old bones to Atlanta to gather outside the Final Four on Saturday to protest the 1986 implementation of the three-point shot. Wait, scratch that. They are here to scream and shout because they think people are worshiping college sports as a false idol. On Sunday, they plan to share their special brand of hate with three Atlanta churches.

To mark the occasion, and inspire counter-protesters, we found 10 brilliant signs to counteract Westboro’s hate. And if that’s not enough, check out how Atlanta gays reacted when Westboro came calling in 2010.

For those just proud of what they have.


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For those with interesting theories.


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For those with a fear of sleeved blankets.


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For those who already have their DragonCon tickets.


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For those who have no souls.


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For those with lots of friends.


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For those who always have an opinion.


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For those who are making use of their fashion degree.


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For clean freaks.


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For those in touch with their feelings.


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