Anonymous hackers take down Westboro Baptist Church website
For once I like something the Anonymous hackers did.....
hacktivist network Anonymous has released what it claims to be a cache
of personal details of members of the Westboro Baptist Church, after
members of the controversial religious group said on Twitter that they
would picket Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the
scene of a mass shooting where 26 children and adults were killed on
Supporters of Anonymous, a subversive community of digital
activists and internet trolls, appear to have taken down the extremist
group's website, most likely through a distributed denial of service, or
DDoS attack. They also posted a YouTube video threatening to "destroy"
Westboro is a small extremist group based in Topeka, Kansas,
notorious for picketing the funerals of soldiers and victims of
shootings with tastelessly-worded placards, claiming tragic events are
God's punishment for the existence of homosexuality.
Bravo, Anonymous - despite your anti-Semitic views and irrational
behavior in the past: this almost kind of makes up for all the other
stupid crap you've pulled. Now, get back to playing Call of Duty in
your mother's basement or whatever it is that you do when you're not
hating the Jews.
Then there's this.......
White House petition started to recognize Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group
There's a lot of ridiculous petitions on the White House website, but here's one I actually support....
Legally recognize Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group.
group has been recognized as a hate group by organizations, such as The
Southern Poverty Law Center, and has repeatedly displayed the actions
typical of hate groups.
Their actions have been directed at many groups, including
homosexuals, military, Jewish people and even other Christians. They
pose a threat to the welfare and treatment of others and will not
improve without some form of imposed regulation.
Absolutely! If we get enough signatures can this actually
happen? God, I hope so. Sad thing is, it still doesn't have as many
signatures as the petition to remove Donald Trump as a spokesperson for