Westboro Baptist Church to protest funerals of those killed in Boston bombing - Wilmington Civil Rights | Examiner.comThe Westboro Baptist Church rejoiced Monday’s bombing, announcing their plans to picket the funerals of those killed. “God sent the Boston Marathon Bombs for the sin of Massachusetts passing same-sex marriage,” the Westboro Baptist Church announced on Twitter. Another tweet announced, “Westboro Baptist Church to picket funerals of those dead by Boston Bombs!” The controversial church is well-known for protesting at the funerals of dead soldiers as well as regularly protesting at the funerals of those killed in shootings or, as seen on Monday, bombings. The group has been actively involved in protests and anti-gay actions since 1991. The Westboro Baptist church then tweeted that people can help in the explosion aftermath by reinstating the death penalty for gay people.