The Westboro Baptist Church will be in Orlando on Saturday to picket the funerals of the victims of the terror attack that took place last weekend, police say.
“OPD received a letter from WBC today saying they intend to be here 6/18 to demonstrate. Not clear how many plan to come,” Orlando Police said June 16 in a tweet. Earlier in the day police said rumors that Westboro would be in the city were false.
The WBC has picketed the funerals of the San Bernardino victims after the terror attack there last year.
After the shooting on June 12, which left 49 people dead and 53 wounded, Westboro put out a video and statement saying that God sent the shooter to Orlando and “gay pride” and “prayers only make it worse.”
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