The family that makes up the Westboro church released the nearby flyer threatening to picket and disrupt the service for the Army Ranger who died when his special forces unit was hit by Taliban improvised explosive devices.After making the threat, they failed to show up for the service.
Patterson was one of several troops whose ‘death gratuity’ was withheld by the Obama Administration during the partial government shutdown. The Fisher House charity stepped up to pay for Patterson’s funeral arrangements.
“Pfc. Cody Patterson was the poster child for the Ranger Regiment,” said Lt. Col. Patrick J. Ellis, Commander of 3rd Bn., 75th Ranger Regiment. “He was courageous and dedicated and lost his life while fighting tenaciously against our Nation’s enemies alongside his fellow Rangers. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Patterson family.” –
Below is the video of the parade leading to Cody Patterson’s Memorial from Citizen Journalist Portland Metro Liberty. Make sure you have a tissue nearby.
Thousands of citizens join Patriot Guard Riders to repel the Westboro Baptist Church’s plans to picket the funeral of Army Ranger PFC Cody Patterson at Orego…