Anti-gay pastor claims that ‘God Hates Fags’ church is secretly run by US government

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Extreme anti-gay pastor Scott Lively has claimed that the Westboro Baptist Church is a ‘false flag’ operation run by the US government.

The church, based in Topeka, Kansas, is notorious for its opposition to “fags” and “fag-enablers”, picketing anything related to LGBT equality as part of its quest to spread a message of hatred.

Anti-gay pastor claims that ‘God Hates Fags’ church is secretly run by US government

But the Kansas-based cult, run by the Phelps family, has not impressed another contender for the most homophobic man in America.

Anti-gay hate preacher Scott Lively, who was recently found to have been complicit in exporting anti-gay laws to third-world countries, claimed in a blog that Westboro is not actually real.

He made the claim while suggesting that the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville were also “in on the conspiracy”.

He said: “It defies reason that these groups aren’t infiltrated by undercover government agents.

“If you’re a war gamer, there’s no better asset on the field than your own agent posing as an enemy extremist.

“I always suspected, without proof, that the Westboro Baptist Church ‘God Hates Fags’ group was their asset in the ‘gay marriage’ battle.

“What better way to hurt the pro-family movement than to have a supposedly ‘anti-gay’ group stage obscene protests at the funerals of combat veterans in front of network television cameras.

“What better way to discredit conservative populists than TV footage of rallies where conservatives mix with Nazis (real or planted) carrying racist and antisemitic signs?”

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