As soon as the WBC announced plans to picket a vigil for the victims of Friday’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, hacktivist group Anonymous announced its own plans to retaliate against the group, with spokesperson Shirley Phelps-Roper so far bearing the brunt of the group’s efforts.
In a video posted to Vimeo under the handle KY Anonymous, the group vowed retribution:
We will not allow you to corrupt the minds of America with your seeds of hatred,” says the voice-over in the video. “We will not allow you to inspire aggression to the social factions which you deem inferior. We will render you obsolete. We will destroy you. We are coming.
Phelps-Roper, a relative of the group’s founder, Fred Phelps, first announced the group’s plan on Saturday “to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment” via her Twitter account.
But by Monday, Phelps-Roper’s handle @DearShirley had been taken over by hacker @cosmothegod, who has since changed her Twiter background and tweeted out a petition calling for the White House to recognize Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group.
CONTINUED at the Huffington Post.