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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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These jerks are not Baptists, they are not Christians and they are not anyone God is happy with. Fanatics who need a reason, a label, to justify their hatred for all mankind.

1131 days ago


you all should check out and join Journey4Justice, the latest organized and effective movement to go after the WBC.

1130 days ago

RJ Marshall    

Remember, the Westboro group is basically a family cult led by patriarch Fred Phelps.

In fact, the ONLY WAY TO JOIN this little hate group is to be BORN into it or to MARRY into it!

For Real.

The one certain definition of a cult is that you cannot freely leave (brainwashed or not.) WBC IS a cult.

I spent about a decade of my career in media in Christian broadcasting. I still have great respect for those who try to do the work of the Lord: on and off the air. "The Flaming Phelps" are NOT
Christians, let alone a church.

The best defense against The Flaming Phelps is to NOT GIVE THEM CREDIBILITY. They are NOT a church, they are NOT Christian. As for their ugly picketing, we need to surround their targets with love.

372 days ago
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