The Westboro Baptist Church plans to protest at the funeral of a fallen Illinois Marine.  According to a release on the WBC website, protestors will make an appearance outside St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland at 9:15 next Wednesday morning.  The Church claims Corporal Aaron Ripperda, and all other fallen soldiers, died for the church's right to keep preaching about God's hatred for homosexuals.  

Ripperda, and six other Marines, were killed in an explosion during a training exercise last week in Nevada. 


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