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J.K. Rowling Takes On The Westboro Baptist Church (and Wins Big)

J.K. Rowling Takes On The Westboro Baptist Church (and Wins Big)

We’re typically not big proponents of taking on the Westboro Baptist Church, but J.K. Rowling has made us reconsider. Last week after Ireland’s historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage, Rowling offered up the following celebratory tweet:

The Westboro Baptist Church quickly got up to its old, pathetic tricks by tweeting a stupid response, to which J.K. Rowling quickly retaliated:

One of J.K.’s followers expressed the reasonable concern that simply responding to the church was "counterproductive" in that it gave them the attention they so desperately want. But then Rowling made an excellent point, and made us love her all the more:


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