The hateful monsters from the Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a military base in DuPont, Washington, but I guarantee they weren’t expecting to face down a zombie apocalypse when they got there.
That’s exactly what they got:
The controversial, Kansas-based church did not explain exactly why it was protesting in DuPont, but it has held a number of similar protests outside of military funerals in objection to gay rights.
That’s when Melissa Neace and three of her friends organized the Facebook event “Zombie’ing Westboro Baptist Church AWAY from Fort Lewis!”
“I have decided that the most violent free way to protest back is simple… a zombie apocalypse. So I ask EVERYONE who is able to attend that day, please come dressed in your finest zombie outfit,” Neace wrote on the page.
The event page received such a positive response that the zombies outnumbered the protestors by a reported level of 300 to 8, the News Tribune reported.
“We wanted to turn something negative around, into something people could laugh at and poke fun at,” Neace told the paper. “It was the easiest way to divert attention from something so hateful.”
Well done, ladies.