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Bullock promises jail time for funeral protestersChurch group lists Deason funeral as possible protest site
St. Francois County Sheriff Dan Bullock is drawing a line in the sand for a group of religious protesters from Topeka, Kansas.
A group that has threatened to picket or protest the funeral of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael Deason is getting a stern message from county law enforcement. The Westboro Baptist Church has listed on its Web site the Deason funeral as a subject for a picket on Sunday between 1:15 and 2 p.m.
Bullock said that isn't going to happen here.
“I have studied this issue for two days,” Bullock said. “I have spoken to the Westboro Baptist Church and their attorney. I have also talked with St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney Wendy Wexler Horn, Farmington Police Chief Rick Baker and Desloge Police Chief James (Jebo) Bullock. I told the Westboro Baptist Church that we were drawing the line here in St. Francois County.”
Bullock said if the church members are present at any point between one hour before and one hour after Deason's funeral, they will go to jail.
The protesters go around the country picketing funerals of fallen soldiers because they believe that God has now become America's terrorist, killing and maiming American troops in strange lands for homosexual sins in America.
The hearse carrying Deason home Friday night was accompanied by police escort as well as the Patriot Guard Riders. The Patriot Guard Riders are a diverse group of motorcycle riders from across the U.S. Besides a love for motorcycles, they have in common the unwavering respect for those who risk their very lives for America's freedom.
The mission of the group is to show respect for fallen heroes, their families and their communities. The group's other mission is to shield the mourning family and friends from interruptions created by any protester or group of protesters.
The group will also be riding in Deason's funeral procession on Sunday
Mr Deason just had a little baby and was suppose to come home in a week or so.
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