Westboro Baptist Church, the extremist group that is known for picketing military funerals and other related events, has a new target: the Rev. Billy Graham. The anti-gay hate group went after the famed minister on Tuesday, waving signs, playing music and making statements accusing the faith leader of putting profits before preaching the gospel
About a dozen of the protesters assembled outside of the Billy Graham
Training Center in Swannanoa, North Carolina, going on to continue
their protest later in Montreat. The troop was accompanied by
20 counter-protesters from the Asheville area, who assembled to rail
against the group’s message.
The Citizen-Times has more about the elements of anti-Graham sentiment that was present among the Westboro protesters: