Dumbledore and Gandalf marry opposite Westboro Baptist Church

When Ireland passed the

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Marriage Equality Referendum last month, it was noticed in many places, including Hogwarts and Middle Earth.

Dumbledore and Gandalf marry opposite Westboro Baptist Church

That may have been helped by 'Harry Potter' author J.K Rowling who celebrated the 'Yes' vote on twitter at the time.

Anyway, she didn't stop there because she posted a tweet with a meme suggesting our new law would allow for Dumbledore and Gandalf to get married in Ireland.

However, the infamous Westboro Baptist Church noticed her tweet, as well as the referendum result as we all know, and

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we all know how that went.

The hate group said they would "picket the wedding", but Rowling had this brilliant put down.

Well, the Equality House in Topeka, Kansas, have joined in by hosting a gay marriage between two men posing as the two fictional characters directly across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church.

It was done to focus "on the message of the event and not specifically the people putting it on."

So Ireland, it'll be worth the wait to finally be able to say: "I will."

And to get the support of others when you do eventually...

...get the chance to exchange the one ring to bind them all.

Woo hoo!

Ladies and gentlemen! May we present Albus and Gandalf Dumbledore White.

All love is equal.

As Gandalf would have said to WBC: "You shall not pass judgement!" Sorry.

H/T: BreakingNews.ie & TheLadBible.

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