The propensity of Fred Phelps’ church to protest at military funerals, as backed by the American Civil Liberties Union, is absolutely disgusting (1/9, Local, “St. Joseph sued over ordinance”).
These soldiers died for this country. They died to continue to protect the rights of all citizens, and these people show their appreciation by parading with disparaging signs at their funerals. What’s worse is that they don’t know the soldiers. They don’t know about their families and loved ones, and they don’t feel the sorrow of their loss.
I guess their motivating factor is that they might get their picture in the paper.