The Westboro Baptist Church sent out the attached news release (also see at the end of this posting) announcing a protest being organized for Tuesday, August 21 in proximity of St. John’s Catholic Church (331 E 2nd St, Delphos, OH) during the funeral of Chief Petty Officer Keith Bemis.

A “Protest the Protestors” Facebook page has been created by a friend of the Bemis family encouraging patriots in the area to show up and form a human wall around the church. From the Facebook page:

Click to view the "Protest the Protestors" page on Facebook

ATTENTION DELPHOS AND SURROUNDING AREA COMMUNITY!!!! This message is from a High School friend, Allison Bemis. Her Brother, Keith Bemis, a member of the United States Navy tragically died last week.

“So, I know I have asked many things of you in the past few days. My older brother will be buried this Tuesday at Saint John’s. Westboro baptist church has made plans to come to protest this funeral. I’m not just asking for help. I’m begging. Please come to the funeral and form a wall around Saint John’s. These people are a blight and my family has hurt enough from this.”

I am trying to form a Protest the Protestors, and as in Allie’s words form a wall around St. John’s Church. I don’t care if you went to St. John’s, Jefferson, Fort Jennings or Lima, From Ohio or Tennessee…this is something that is just sickening. I try not to post anything to political, but this just is heartbreaking…
If you are interested in attending the funeral and helping this family, please sign up to attend the “Protest the Protestors” event on Facebook.
(Note: at the time of this writing the Westboro protest is not yet listed on the Westboro Baptist Church Picket Schedule page. Make sure you monitor the “Protest the Protestors” Facebook page to keep up with the latest developments.)


Westboro Baptist Church

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3701 S.W. 12th St. Topeka, Ks. 66604 785-273-0325

Religious Opinion & Bible Commentary on Current Events
Thursday, August 16, 2012



Military funerals have become pagan orgies of
idolatrous blasphemy, where they pray to the
dunghill gods of Sodom & play taps to a fallen fool.

This message to be preached in respectful, lawful proximity
to the memorial of CPO John K. Bemis

Tuesday, August 21, at 10:15 a.m.
St. John’s Catholic Church,
331 E. 2nd Street, Delphos, OH

CPO Bemis gave his life for the Constitutional right of WBC to
warn America. To deny us our First Amendment rights is to
declare to the world that CPO Bemis died in vain, and that
America is a nation of sodomite hypocrites.

“Except the Lord build the house, They labor in vain that build it;
Except the Lord keep the city, The watchman waketh but in vain.”
Psa. 127:1.

The Lord no longer builds the American house; nor does the Lord
watch over and protect America. These soldiers are dying for
the homosexual and other sins of America. God is now
America’s enemy, and God Himself is fighting against America.