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Oklahoma Town Chases Out Westboro

Westboro Baptist Church should have applied for an eight-minute protest permit instead of the 30-minute license they asked for, because that's about how long they lasted before they were chased out of town ahead of schedule by the community of Moore, Oklahoma. 

The notorious hate group was in Moore to let locals know that they think god sent the recent deadly tornado because of gays. But hundreds of residents lined up for a counter-protest that quickly overwhelmed the anti-gay group. 

KFOR has more:

Westboro’s permit to picket was for half an hour. They had been there a mere eight minutes when several people took matters into their own hands. Some Moore residents crossed the picket line to go after Westboro members. Dan Eccles said, “I was afraid of a riot really. I didn’t know how long Westboro would stay, which they were smart to leave.” Police were able to hold back the Moore residents while the Westboro bunch rushed to pack their signs in their cars and leave. Dan Eccles said, “They shagged tail, got in them cars and was leaving in a hurry. Oh yeah, they was gone!” “I thought it was hilarious. I mean I really did. We sat there and laughed the whole time,” said Tina Johnson. “They were running, yeah.”

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Amazing!!!!! SOOOOOOO  happy this happened, also happy no one was hurt, the police did their job well.

If WBC scream hate, the people should scream louder so one on has to hear their unjust cause. 

Some churches are anti gay marriage and even anti gay in my country as well , I'm so sick of that. 

its about damn time we as human beings fought back after suffering years of their abuse

"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it"

Two question I never hear asked is, how and why is this group granted a permit in the first place?

Think about it this way. If these crazy whackjobs didn't exist, it would be a lot more difficult to go after the less overt hate groups. I actually believe that they are doing us a favor by making those who are "on the fence" about gay rights, think twice about which side they're on. Who would want to be on any side that includes Westboro? 

I agree!!  Even though it is their 1st Amendment right to protest, I believe that it is left to the city, county or parish to deny or approve those permits.  The county that okayed the permit is just as guilty of inciting possible violence and enabling this BIGOTRY to take place!

We should have done this when they protested out church Sunday

THIS IS WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN EVERY CITY THEY SHOW UP IN.

That was awesome!!!

So proud of my state

Glad to see Americans are cleaning up their own shit

Awesome!!!

Now that is what I call southern-justice!

LOVE THIS!!!

great job that was awesome 

Go Oklahoma!!

I am finally feeling like I am a part of this country! Thank you Moore, Oklahoma! I love you guys! :') 

What an amazing tape to see :) I love it.

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