'God loves gays' billboard unveiled in Westboro Baptist Church hometown

A new billboard with the message "God loves gays" has appeared in the town of Topeka, Kansas which is the home of the Westboro Baptist Church.

'God loves gays' billboard unveiled in Westboro Baptist Church hometown

Followers of the Westboro Baptist Church has become infamous for picketing against homosexuality, carrying placards with messages of intolerance.

According to their website, the 9/11 terror attacks and the deaths of US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are God's punishment for the country's tolerance of homosexuality.

In retaliation, a satirical Facebook page called 'God' raised over $80,000 in donations for the 'God loves gays' billboard through crowd-sourcing website Indiegogo.

In a YouTube video released as part of the project, an animated depiction of God explained he loves gay people and has "had enough of the madness".

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