Westboro Baptist Church To Picket One Direction Concert

Are they familiar with One Direction fans? Good luck getting through that crowd.

1. It seems the Westboro Baptist Church isn’t a huge fan of One Direction.

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2. The WBC posted on their site:

WBC will picket this perverted pop boy band from the UK who claim to be the world’s #1 band.

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Indeed, they are a perfect representation of this filthy world and the sin-chasing, fag-enabling, God-hating, Christ-rejecting UK who has banned WBC from preaching within her borders.

These freaks and their fans think it’s funny for these five perverts to grab each other’s asses on stage.

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They glamorize sin and make a mock of God’s standards. Their one purpose is to encourage the youth of this generation to pursue every lust their evil hearts can imagine

14. Ah yes, the face of pure evil:

15. The church stated it would picket the band’s July 19th concert in Kansas City, Missouri:

16. Kansas City fans are already planning to defend their favorite brits:

If you’re a Directioner who supports gay rights, soldiers, or is against the hate that this “church” espouses, bring a sign, wear rainbow colors, or find other creative ways to show them that those “values” are not welcome in KC or anywhere!

17. Good luck getting through this crowd:

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18. Good. Luck.

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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