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Westboro Baptist Church

We're A Rabid Dog And

We're Going After "Red State"

9/4/2011 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0902_red_state_composite_exThe Westboro Baptist Church has set its hateful sights on the movie, "Red State" -- which will be released in theaters later this month -- calling director Kevin Smith "a God-hating clown."

The Church spokesperson says, "God hates fags, God hates fag enablers, therefore God hates Kevin Smith."

The movie puts the spotlight on a fanatical church whose members kill "sinners" -- many say it bares a resemblance to Westboro.

As for Kevin Smith -- he's unfazed by Westboro's promise to disrupt the movie release.

Smith tells TMZ, "Well Jesus told ME he loved 'Red State.'  He said it makes up for 'Cop Out.'  He also said neither He nor His Heavenly Father have any affiliation with the Westboro Baptist Church."

Smith has more to say about God ... "He loves all the 'Dark Knight' footage he's seen so far on TMZ."

Smith also wants Westboro to know, "'Red State' is available now on VOD."

Check out our recent TMZ Live interview with the director himself below:


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This "church" is a joke.. I was raised Baptist, but am now agnostic... nowhere in the Bible does it say "God hates" anything... people hate, not God. These people are nothing but a cult. They aren't Baptist.

1110 days ago


That bunch of haters are no more Christian than a telephone pole. The building they meet in is not a church, it's a hangout for bigots. They use religion as a tool to spew their hate. I'm white, straight and Baptist.

1110 days ago


God does not hate anyone, He loves everyone. He hates bad actions and behaviors but he loves us thank goodness. I am grateful that He is a forgiving God because I have much to be forgiven for. He who is without sin, cast the first stone.

1110 days ago


God doesn't hate anyone.

1110 days ago


The great thing is, I had no heard of this movie. But thanks to them wanting to protest it, I heard about it and cant wait to watch it. Thanks.

1110 days ago


What makes these people think that they have the right to judge others? They need to back off and understand that if they believe in God, only God can judge! It's not their place to do it! Attention seeking wierdos!! Throw them in jail for hate crimes that would fix them!

1110 days ago


Mostly God hate*****e. I feel sorry for these people, going through life with so much hate in them--such a waste. And their protests never help them---they strengthen the position of the person(s) they are protesting.

1110 days ago


GOD hates no one so these people must not be any of his followers

1110 days ago


F*** the Westboro Baptist Church, they are not real Christians. God doesnt hate anyone.
God may not like the act of homosexuality, he also doesnt like spreading hate.
But God loves Gay people just as much as anyone else.

1110 days ago


Rabid, yes. Foaming at the mouth idiots, YES. The IRS should be going after them, they have a definite political agenda and should be taxed out of existence. They do NOT believe in God and they are so inbred, WHY does anyone listen to them, allow them media attention? They are a total waste of space.

1110 days ago


It is terrable how people use words written by mortals and credit them to a higher being. It is people who wrote the Bible that showed intolerance and bias, not God.

1110 days ago

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Their is really very little difference, if any at all between these people and fundie Muslim terrorists, I hope Homeland Security is keeping a close eye on these psychos.

1110 days ago


Red State was an amazing movie!!!! Um, I just saw it the other night and it blew me away. Westboro should take some Xanax and chill out because if they haven't held anyone hostage and killed them then they're just crazy radicals practicing their first amendment as is Kevin Smith. Also, the movie is not so much on the "gay" hating church but on how the Government sets out demands to eliminate/terminate and destroy all evidence in including children, no witnesses!! It's basically about the sick impact that the "Patriot Act" has brought upon this Country... Watch the movie, I can't express just how very good it is.

1110 days ago


I never in a million years thought I'd agree with something Westboro Baptist says, but yup, they are rabid dogs.

1110 days ago


How many bigots belong to that so called church aka Wicked Bigots Club ?

1110 days ago
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