Members of Westboro Baptist Church reportedly protested slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s memorial service in Arlington, Texas on Monday. The hate group first announced its intentions via a press release earlier this week.
“WBC to picket memorial for mass murderer AKA Navy SEALs sniper Chris Kyle at Cowboys Stadium,” a Westboro press release stated. “He that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword.”
Soldiers die; God laughs,” the release added.
I’m glad people such as myself and the Westboro Baptist Church are willing to stand up and call Chris Kyle out as the coward he was.
— Michael Crook (@Michael_Crook) February 11, 2013
One attendee also told TheBlaze that he saw Westboro protesters prior to the memorial service. The following photos were posted by various Westboro-related Twitter accounts on Monday, apparently from outside Cowboys Stadium where Kyle’s service was held: