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Anonymous Targets Westboro Baptist

The shock and heartbreak over the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School have inspired Westboro Baptist Church to do what they do worst: jettison any semblance of humanity and decency by picketing the funerals of the victims. At this point, any measure of attention given to these clowns is too much, but famed hacking collective Anonymous—who has picked fights with Westboro in the past—apparently decided enough was enough, and used their considerable Internet savvy to leaked the personal information of the members of Westboro’s congregation online for anyone to see, write, call or even pay a visit to. It’s a pretty dramatic move, but their other move was more legal, more controversial and, perhaps, more effective: a petition to recognize Westboro as a hate group. It received the required number of signatures in one day …

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