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One Direction’s Harry on Westboro Baptist Church protest: ‘God loves gay people’

British boy band member spoke out about the 'God Hates Fags' church who had protested outside their concert in Kansas City
One Direction's Harry has tweeted support for gay people after Westboro Baptist Church protested a One Direction concert.

British boyband member Harry Styles has spoken out against the Westboro Baptist Church who protested at a One Direction concert this weekend.

On Saturday (20 July), the ‘God Hates Fags’ church travelled to Kansas City, Missouri to hold up their anti-gay signs.

They accuse the ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ singers for being ‘fag enabling perverts’.

Before the protest, they even tweeted a Gay Star News article about One Direction alongside a poster.

‘These freaks glamorize sin and make a mock of God’s standards. Their one purpose is to encourage the youth of this generation to pursue every lust their evil hearts can imagine,’ they said.

The curly-haired member spoke out against the church, who had spent their Saturday night yelling obscenities at 12-year-old girls behind police barricades in the parking lot.

Styles tweeted: ‘Despite the company outside, I believe in equal rights for everyone. I think God loves all. Thanks for coming to the show though.’

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