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Old 06-20-2010, 05:38 PM
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There is another group called Patriots Guard. I would let them know. They will roll up on bikes, flags flying and The National Anthem blaring out over the protesters voices. They ARE your guard from these idiots. They do it lawfully but courageously and they far out number the protesters.

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Patriot Guard riders attending a military burial in Liberal, Kansas in response to a scheduled appearance by the WBC. May 2006.The Patriot Guard Riders attend the funerals of members of the United States Armed Forces at the invitation of the deceased’s family.

The group was initially formed to shelter and protect the funerals from protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church, who claim that the deaths of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are divine retribution for American tolerance of homosexuality. The Patriot Guard positions itself to physically shield the mourners from the presence of the Westboro protesters by blocking the protesters from view with their motorcade, or by having members hold American flags. The group also drowns out the protesters' chants by singing patriotic songs or by revving motorcycle engines.

Although initially founded by motorcyclists, the organization is open to anyone, regardless of political affiliation, veteran status, or whether they ride or not. The only prerequisite is "a deep respect for those who serve our country; military, firefighters, or law enforcement". The Patriot Guard was established in Mulvane, Kansas at American Legion Post 136 in 2005[5].

The group's mission quickly expanded to include the funerals of law enforcement officers, fire department personnel, all first responders, and any active duty member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces from all previous wars and conflicts and is now largely focused on recognizing and honoring the sacrifices of fallen servicemembers as well as their families and loved ones. As of April 28, 2008, the group reported over 170,000 members. In addition to their attendance at funerals, the group also greets troops returning from overseas at welcome home celebrations, deployment ceremonies, and perform volunteer work for veteran's organizations such as Veterans Homes. The group also assists families in financial difficulties with travel and housing arrangements, and also visits military hospitals to encourage and honor wounded servicemembers of the United States Armed Forces.

I wonder if there is a local chapter.
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Awesome group! Man, I bet they'd roll up on this service.
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I just checked and found out from a friend who is going that the Patriot Guard WILL be there. Also, I've read that the "church" is only sending 7 people. Something tells me their voices won't be heard!
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I just checked and found out from a friend who is going that the Patriot Guard WILL be there. Also, I've read that the "church" is only sending 7 people. Something tells me their voices won't be heard!
Especially not if they have to compete with motorcycles and music. If they still suceed, I would pay someone to punch them in the mouth or gag and hog-tie them! Have they no gratitude, mercy or compassion for the loss of a loved one?! This is ridiculous that America is coming to this. There are far more self centered-it's all about me, than the courageous that are being vocal. Where the hell is our nation going?
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I'd love to be the one going to jail on an assualt charge for busting a couple of these nutcases in the mouth.
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I'd love to be the one going to jail on an assualt charge for busting a couple of these nutcases in the mouth.
AMEN! What happened to public stoning? We've become so concerned with hurting little ones self-esteem that they grow into these kind of people. How would they feel if the military disgraced their loved ones funeral because we didn't agree with THEIR beliefs?
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Fuggin Baptist Democrats...
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What these religous nutjobs fail to realize is that Erwin is a very small town that consists of a bunch of close knit, country loving, praise God and pass the ammunition rednecks that love a good fight. Now top that off with the fact Benjamin White is part of Erwins most prominent family and you've got a recipe for someone getting an ass whippin!
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Well, they might get duct taped to a fence and have cow excrement thrown at them then...

Keep us in the loop, Randy. This ought to be good reading!
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