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Kevin Smith & The Westboro Church Protest Of “Red State” In Photos

Kevin Smith & The Westboro Church Protest Of "Red State" In Photos

I only have a second, but here’s a bunch of photos from the Westboro Baptist Church’s protest of Kevin Smith’s “Red State” and Smith’s own counter-protest (the counter-protest probably had 100+ participants, Westboro had 6). I have to say seeing the fierce and evil insanity that is Shirley Phelps in person (she even stared at me at one point) was pretty intense. I have loads of videos from the protest and from Smith’s 30 minute rant after the movie (which was pretty mediocre) where he announced he was self-distributing it… and will get those all up tomorrow. But in the meantime, here’s a preview:

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