They really are a lower form of life, aren't they?
A fundamentalist church group from the U.S. has announced it plans to picket the funeral of Tim McLean Jr. in Winnipeg, declaring, "God is punishing Canada."
"People are absolutely outraged about it," said Doug Mitchell, a friend of McLean's for about seven years.
Led by pastor Fred Phelps, the Westboro Baptist Church from Kansas issued a release saying they would picket McLean's funeral this weekend.
Phelps' daughter, Shirley Phelps-Roper, said about seven church members are expected to come to Winnipeg.
"What we're doing is trying to connect dots," Phelps-Roper told Sun Media last night.
"We're trying to get you to see that your rebellion against the standards of God, your disobedience to the commandments - your idols, your false gods, your filthy ways have brought wrath upon your head," she said.
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