Westboro Baptist Church, known for its extreme views against homosexuality, has decidec to picket former Penn State coach Joe Paterno’s funeral. Regardless of the controversy, you can’t give this man’s family the dignity of a peaceful funeral?
Margie Phelps, daughter of Pastor Fred Phelps, announced on Twitter today theWestboro Baptist Church would be picketing the funeral of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
Paterno passed away earlier today from lung cancer. He was 85.
Last October, announced they would picket the funeral of Apple founder Steve Jobs. They also picketed the funeral of Michael Jackson.
The church is known for their extreme views against homosexuality. Based on other tweets (see below), Paterno’s involvement in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal is what drew their attention.